House fire blocks traffic in Scarborough

Fire in Scarborough. Photo: Martin Kennealey.
Fire in Scarborough. Photo: Martin Kennealey.

A HOUSE fire has shut down a major road in Scarborough.

West Coast Highway southbound is closed to traffic while several fire trucks attended a fire at a home opposite CeVue Scarborough.

The fire was reported at 3.30pm near the corner of Brighton Road and firefighters appeared to have the fire under control an hour later.

Traffic is heavy in the area.