Residents of a street in Goole have reported seeing smoke 'billowing' out of their neighbour's home after a house fire took hold.

Police, fire and ambulance crews have reportedly attended the incident in Carter Street, close to the town centre.

One man said he could smell "something funny" in his house nearby and saw smoke "billowing out of the house's kitchen" when he went outside to investigate.

He said he banged on the doors to alert the occupants, who reportedly ran out of the back of the house.

Fire engines and police are currently blocking the street as they deal with the incident.

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'The fire service were brilliant'

Multiple fire engines, a police van and an ambulance have all been reported at the scene by eyewitnesses.

One resident said: “The fire service were here within two minutes. They were brilliant.”

Eyewitness report

One man, who lives on the street, said: “I could smell something funny in the house so I went outside and there was smoke billowing out of the kitchen.

“I started banging on the doors but couldn’t get an answer. Then two people came to the window and ran out of the back.”