Crews respond to flat fire

Toronto Road, Bristol.


Crews from Patchway, Temple and Kingswood were called to reports of a flat fire.

On arrival crews found smoke issuing from the building. Firefighters rescued one male from the building on arrival, he was treated by paramedics on the scene and conveyed to hospital.

Firefighters used two high pressure hose reels, one 45mm safety jet and four thermal imaging cameras to extinguish the blaze. Four firefighters wore breathing apparatus for safety.

Following the fire, positive pressure ventilation fans were used to clear smoke from the building.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown.