Crews called to motorway fire

M418E Junction 19 to 18, Hambrook to Tormarton

Crews from Southmead and Kingswood were called to reports of white smoke across the M418E at 17:43. 

With one firefighter wearing breathing apparatus, crews were able to extinguish the fire using two high pressure hose reels.

Highways colleagues were also present at the scene and managed the motorway traffic. 

The cause of the incident was determined to have been accidental ignition.