Firefighters extinguish house fire

Griggfield Walk, Hengrove.


Crews from Hicks Gate, Temple, Nailsea, Bath, Portishead and Kingswood were called to reports of a house fire.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire involving sheds and fencing that had spread to four terraced homes. 

Crews used four jets, three hose reels, a turntable ladder, small gear and gas monitors to extinguish the blaze. Six firefighters wore breathing apparatus for safety.

In total,10 fire appliances attended with 33 firefighters on the scene.

On Thursday 23 June, fire investigations officers joined CSI at the scene on Griggfield Walk, Hengrove to investigate the cause of the fire affecting sheds, fencing and four residential properties.

Following fire investigation, the cause of the fire has been determined as accidental, due to electrical overloading in a shed.