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Firefighters battle blaze in Cliftonwood

By martin booth, Monday Sep 28, 2020

Smoke could be seen from across the city on Monday morning as a fire broke out in the roof of a block of flats in Cliftonwood.

Crews from Temple Meads, Bedminster, Southmead, Avonmouth, Kingswood, Bath and Hicks Gate were called to Ambrose Road at 8.22am.

More than a dozen residents had to be evacuated from the building during the fire, with everyone accounted for.

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The fire was in the roof of the building and spread to a neighbouring property, with its cause still unknown.

Neighbours watched firefighters battle the blaze from behind cordons, with those on Ambra Vale South getting an elevated view of proceedings.

House fire in Cliftonwood

Posted by Bristol24/7 on Monday, 28 September 2020

Firefighters from across Bristol attended the blaze on Monday morning – photo by Martin Booth

The fire broke out in a block of flats on Ambrose Road in Cliftonwood soon after 8am on Monday morning – photo by Martin Booth

Main photo and videos by Martin Booth

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