Crews mobilised to student flat fire

Bond Street South, St Pauls

Crews from Temple and Bedminster were called to reports of a flat fire at 02:07.

On arrival, a fire that had been on the fourth floor had been extinguished. Heavy smoke affected the building, with crews using a turntable ladder and positive pressure ventilation fan to aid smoke ventilation. 

Also in use were gas monitors and a thermal imaging camera to check the safety of the scene. 

 

Crews evacuated the buidling, and returned in daylight hours to discuss fire safety. 

The cause of the incident is believed to have been accidental ignition.