EMERGENCY services have closed a road following a fire at a semi-detached house.

In a tweet, North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue service said that five appliances are currently attending a fire in Dutchy Road, Harrogate.

They said: "We have 5 appliances in attendance at an incident in Duchy Road, Harrogate. Please avoid the area currently as emergency vehicles will need to gain access to the area easily.

"Crews from Harrogate, Knaresborough, Ripon, Boroughbridge all in attendance at the semi-detached property fire. 4 Breathing apparatus and 4 hosereels in use currently."