Crews called to fire at vehicle repair centre

Staunton Lane, Whitchurch

We were called at 13:06 to a fire at a vehicle repair centre on Staunton Lane, Whitchurch.

Crews from Avonmouth, Hicks Gate and Temple attended the scene and six firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two high pressure hose reels and one 45ml jet to extinguish the fire.  

Crews also used thermal imaging cameras to check for hotspots as well as positive pressure ventilation fans to clear smoke.

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental ignition.