Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a house fire in Southport this afternoon.
It broke out at a home on Marine Parade around 5.00pm.
Two fire crews are currently on scene battling the blaze.
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A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokesperson has confirmed the blaze broke out at a single level dwelling.
Witnesses reported seeing plumes of smoke, and that traffic was backing up significantly.
At the time of writing, northbound delays were back past Australia Fair.
More to come.