Oven fire out on arrival

Egerton Road, Bishopston

Crews from Southmead and Temple fire stations were called to a small oven fire, situated in the cooking area of the basement of a hostel.

Firefighters found the fire was out on arrival.

They remained on site and used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots and a positive pressure ventilation fan was used to clear smoke. 

Firefighters also provided fire safety advice to several homes within the surrounding area.

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental.  

For more on kitchen fire safety, visit https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/fire-safety/kitchen-safety