Crews respond to reports of explosion and house fire

St Paul's, Bristol


Crews from Avonmouth, Bedminster, Hicks Gate, Portishead, Temple and Southmead responded to reports of an explosion and house fire at 01.55 this morning (8 April) in St Pauls, Bristol.


We were joined at the scene by our Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Team, including the attendance of our search and rescue dog to conduct a sweep of the building.


Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, hose reels and 45mm jets to extinguish the fire.


Police and paramedics were also present at the scene alongside gas and electric engineers.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.