Man taken to hospital following kitchen fire

Portland Drive, Portishead

Firefighters from Portishead and Avonmouth were called to a kitchen fire in Portland Drive.

Crews found the fire out on arrival and used a fan to clear smoke from the house.

One male in his 80s was taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire was accidental.

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