Firefighters are at the scene following a large house fire in Auckland this evening.

The “well-involved” blaze broke out at a home on Norfolk Pl, in Papatoetoe, around 4.48pm, a Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesperson told 1News.

Ten fire trucks are at the scene working to contain the fire.

One witness told 1News the smoke is “getting really bad”.

A fire investigator is en route to the scene.