Bedroom fire caused by smoking materials

Two Mile Hill Road, St George

Two crews from Kingswood and one from Temple fire station were called to a fire in the bedroom area of a second floor flat. 

Two firefighters in breathing apparatus used one high-pressure hose reel o extinguish the fire, and a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the building. 

They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots and installed more smoke alarms due to damage. 

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental due to smoking materials. 

For safety advice around smoking, visit https://www.avonfire.gov.uk/safety-advice/fire-safety/smoking