A blaze has broken closing Grange Road in Hartlepool, Fire Crews, Police and ambulance crews attended the fire which broke out at approximately 11.30am on Tuesday Morning.
Fire crews initially struggled to gain access to the multi-story house which was on fire for approximately 20 mins.
It is not yet clear if anyone was in the address, or if anyone has been hurt, A police cordon remains in place and the road is expected to be closed for another hour.
Members of the public and drivers are asked to avoid the area while emergency services are on the scene.
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