Six fire crews called to Ellingham blaze

Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service

Six fire crews from Norfolk and Suffolk have been tackling a blaze at an Ellingham home this morning - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Firefighters from Norfolk and Suffolk have been tackling a blaze at a home in Ellingham this morning.

Crews were alerted to the fire at a house in Mill Road at about 5.20am and continue to be at the scene.

Two appliances from Norfolk and three from Suffolk attended.

Crews wore breathing apparatus and used main and hose reel jets to extinguish the fire. 

It is thought the fire started at an electrical point in the home.

The latest report at 6.50am is that the fire is under control and the response has been scaled back.

One crew remained at the property until 7.28am.

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Everyone inside the building is safe and accounted for.