Crews attend vehicle fire

Near Pilning, M49 Southbound

We were called to reports of a vehicle on fire at 16:30.

On arrival, crews from Patchway and Avonmouth found one van well alight. 

With two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, crews used two high pressure hose reels to extinguish the fire. 

Police and Highways colleagues were also in attendance. 

The incident is thought to have been caused by accidental ignition.