Fatal house fire investigated

Wells Road, Knowle, Bristol

A woman has died following a house fire in Bristol.

Crews from Brislington, Temple and Bedminster were called to a house fire in Wells Road, Knowle

On arrival crews found a three storey property with reports of people trapped and thick smoke issuing from the property. Six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the building to carry out a search and extinguish the fire.

One 34 year old female was rescued from the property and attempts were made to revive the female by fire and paramedic teams.

It is with great sadness that the female was pronounced dead at the scene. At this time the cause of the fire is unknown and specialist police and fire investigation teams are in the process of determining the cause.