Man rescued from kitchen fire

Forth Avenue, Portishead

Crews attended a small kitchen fire at a multi occupancy building. 

Firefighters in breathing apparatus used a ventilation fan to clear the building of smoke.

Crews rescued a 60 year old man from the property and also treated a 40 year old woman on scene for mild smoke inhalation. The man was later conveyed to hospital by ambulance.

The fire is believed to have started accidentally.

Two crews attended the incident from Portishead Fire Station.