FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a house blaze which has broken out in the centre of Haddington.

Several crews are at the scene after the blaze was reported at the large property on The Sands earlier this morning.

Police have closed The Sands to the public and shut of Church Street to traffic.

At least a dozen emergency vehicles are currently at the scene.

Smoke from the blaze can be seen across the town and, along with a morning mist, is causing visibility issues on some roads.

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said they were called to the scene at 7.21am. There are no reported casualties.

A spokesperson for the service said: "A number of fire engines were mobilised to The Sands and found the fire was well developed.

"The crews remain on the scene."