Crews called to fire

East Street, Bedminster

Crews from Bedminster, Temple and Hicks Gate responded to reports of a fire at 01:30.

On arrival, crews found a fire affecting a three-storey building.

With seven firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, crews used three high pressure hose reels and a turntable ladder to extinguish the fire.

The cause of the incident is unknown, and fire investigation will take place later today (18 May).

The fire investigation took place today (18 May). 
Investigators found the fire to have been caused by deliberate ignition. 
The incident has now been handed over to police colleagues.