House fire spreads to neighbouring property

Bristol Road, Radstock

Multiple crews from across the region were called a house fire which was affecting a neighbouring property.

Crews from Paulton, Bath, Radstock, Hicks Gate, Kingswood, Bedminster and Portishead fire stations were all in attendance. Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service also provided cover from Shepton Mallet.

On arrival, firefighters found a first floor fire that had spread to the roof and the neighbouring property.  

In total, six fire firefighters in breathing apparatus used a turntable ladder, two high-pressure hose reels and two jets to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters remained on scene to check for hotspots using thermal imaging cameras and monitored the structure of the building.

Police and ambulance were also in attendance.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.