Crews mobilised to hotel fire

Birnbeck Road, Weston-super-Mare

Crews from Weston, Portishead, Avonmouth, Kingswood, Yatton and Winscombe fire stations were mobilised to reports of a fire.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire in a void hotel consisting of three floors.

Crews used 12 breathing apparatus for safety, and three high pressure hose reel and two 45mm jets to extinguish the fire.  

They also used a positive pressure ventilation fan to clear smoke from the property and a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

Police were also in attendance.

The cause is thought to accidental.