Fire in roof of Nailsea property

Shaftesbury Close, Nailsea

Crews were called to a fire in the roof of a property in Shaftesbury Close in Nailsea. The fire had spread to two adjoining properties.

To tackle the fire, 14 firefighters in breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reels and two jets.

Three residents of the property were able to leave before emergency services arrived. One 36 year-old male, one 12 year-old female and one 63 year-old male were assessed by ambulance crews on scene.

The British Red Cross emergency response service attended to provide assistance.

Crews monitored the scene throughout the night and an exclusion zone was put in place until a structural engineer could attend.

The cause of the fire is being investigated. 

Six crews attended the incident from avonmouth and Bedminster and RDS firefighters from Nailsea and Clevedon.