Crews called after unstable substance discovered

Park Grove, Henleaze, Bristol

Crews have been called to a property in Park Grove, Henleaze, following the discovery of an unstable substance. Four fire engines attended the incident initially however at 16:45hrs, this was scaled down to one fire engine. 

An initial 50m cordon was put in place but residents were later allowed back into their homes and advised to remain indoors and close windows.  

At 19:10hrs the substance was taken into the school playing field, surrounded by sand bags and disposed of in a controlled explosion by the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team.