VIDEO: House fire closes Burnley street

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze at a house in Burnley which broke out early this morning.

The incident happened at 6-30 a.m. at a mid-terraced home in Heap Street, off Briercliffe Road. Flames from the ground floor and a bedroom also spread to the house next door.

Police have closed Heap Street until the fire is brought under control.