Crews rescue animals in house fire

Conygre Grove, Filton

Crews from Patchway, Southmead and Temple were called to reports of a house fire at 17:55. 

On arrival, crews found a fire affecting a bedroom in a terraced property. Crews forced entry, and were able to rescue animals inside. Two cats, two rats, one bird and multiple fish were rescued. 

Crews used two hose reels, a covering jet, a safety jet and stage three positive pressure ventilation fan to extinguish the fire. Also in use were four breathing apparatus. 

The cause of the incident was determined to have been accidental ignition.