Crews extinguish digger fire

Bonville Road, Brislington.


Crews from Hicks Gate and Temple were mobilised at 22:05 to reports of a vehicle fire.

On arrival firefighters found one excavator digger well alight.

Crews used two high pressure hose reels to extinguish the blaze, two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and used thermal imaging cameras for safety. 

The cause of the fire is thought to be deliberate.

Avon and Somerset Police have been informed of the incident.