Crews mobilised to flat fire

Stackpool Road, Southville

We were called at 06:46 to a fire in a second floor flat on Stackpool Road, Southville.

Crews from Temple and Bedminster fire station attended the incident and two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reels and one 45ml jet to extinguish the fire.

One male casualty was handed over to ambulance colleagues, who were also at the scene, to be treated for smoke inhalation.

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental ignition.