Bristol explosion: Emergency services rush to large explosion in Avonmouth | UK | News (Reports)


Fire crews were called to a warehouse in Avonmouth at 11.22am this morning. It currently remains unknown what caused the explosion. A spokesman for Avon Fire and Rescue Service said: “We have been called to a large explosion at 11.22am in a warehouse in Avonmouth.

“Crews from Avonmouth, Southmead, Yate, Patchway, Kingswood and Temple are currently attending.

“We are joined by Avon and Somerset Police and Ambulance on site.

“The incident is ongoing.”

South Western Ambulance Service said it was “responding to a serious incident at premises on King’s Weston Lane, Avonmouth, Bristol. We have attended with multiple resources alongside fire service and police personnel.

“For more information, please contact police quoting log 299”. 

Witnesses reported “at least ten ambulances”, police and fire crews heading down King Weston Lane, in Avonmouth, according to Bristol Live. 



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