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Published by Chris Craddock at 10:24am 23rd February 2019. (Updated at 10:55am 23rd February 2019)

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A fire has torn through a house in King's Lynn this morning (23rd Feb).

Emergency services were called out to the scene on Blackfriars Road near the train station at around 9am.

Norfolk Police have confirmed that everyone inside the house managed to get out safely.

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emergency services at the scene

They're now helping Norfolk Fire and Rescue as crews battle the blaze.

It is affecting traffic in the town - you can get the latest updates on KLFM's travel page.



Norfolk Fire and Rescue statement:

Appliances from Kings Lynn, Downham Market and Hunstanton and the Aerial Ladder Platform with a support appliance attended a building fire on Blackfriars Road.

The crews used main and hosereel jets whilst wearing breathing apparatus and used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots. A hydrant was also used.



Norfolk Police have reopened the road.



Another photo sent into KFLM this morning shows just how many Norfolk Fire and Rescue appliances have been needed during this incident.



Traffic reports confirm Blackfriars Road around the train station has been closed off.

Drivers are being advised to avoid the area.


Messages of support for those affected are coming in on social media:



Drivers and public transport services are being diverted around the scene:

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