Students evacuated after fire in fifteen floor student accommodation

Bond Street, Bristol

Firefighters from Bedminster, Southmead, Hicks Gate fire stations and a Turntable Ladder from Temple fire station have extinguished a fire on the eighth floor of a fifteen floor building used as student accommodation.

The fire is believed to have started accidentally in the kitchen and 150 students were evacuated from the building.

High rise procedures were put in place and crews in breathing apparatus used two jets and a co2 extinguisher to deal with the blaze.