- Monday, 15 May 2017 11:47
Bishport Avenue, Hartcliffe
A man has died following a fire at a flat in Bristol.
Four fire engines and a turntable ladder were called to a report of a fire at an eleven storey block of flats.
Crews from Bedminster, Temple, Kingswood and Chew Magna fire stations attended the incident which involved a flat on the second floor. Four firefighters in breathing apparatus entered the flat and tackled the fire using high pressure hose reels.
The body of a man in his 40s was found inside the property.
The cause of the fire is being investigated by Avon Fire & Rescue Service and Avon and Somerset Police.