The Wellesley Police Department has advised residents the fire at 41 Kimlo Road is under control, but stressed major delays continue on Rte. 9 east.
Rte. 9 eastbound traffic is solid from the Natick line to Rt. 16, according to police. Rockland Street remains closed.
Wellesley Fire responded to the two-story house fire at 3 a.m., blocking Rte. 9 east.
The Wellesley Police Department alerted residents to the 3 a.m., three - alarm fire via the Nixle e-mail alert system at 4:47 a.m. and again at 6:09 a.m. Each time, officials warned motorists away from the area and informed the public to expect major delays.