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'Massive fire' in Plymouth causes main road closure

Credit: Grace Glue

A busy main road in Plymouth is closed after what witnesses have described as a 'massive' house fire near Mutely.

Police, ambulance and firefighters were all at the scene.

Alexandra Road is closed in both directions from Lipson Road to Chudleigh Road.

The fire started in a terraced house in Bernice Terrace in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 29 January).

Witnesses described "massive flames coming out of the top two windows".

Local residents reported waking up to emergency services at around 5:30am.

Credit: Kevin Gollop

Plymouth Citybus are diverting services due to the road closure.

Bus services 20 and 20A are being diverted via The Embankment in both directions. 8 and 9 are being diverted via Lower Compton in both directions.

Those travelling on the services have been warned to expect delays.

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