Hengrove fire: Firefighters tackle large shed and fencing blaze

Crews were called shortly after 4pm

<p>Fire crews have been called to the blaze in Hengrove this afternoon (Credit: Joe Hillier)</p>

Fire crews have been called to the blaze in Hengrove this afternoon (Credit: Joe Hillier)

Five fire crews are dealing with a blaze involving sheds and fencing in Hengrove - with smoke visible for miles around.

Crews from Bedminster, Kingswood, Portishead Temple and Bath were called to the fire in Griggfield Walk at 4.15pm.

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Images circulated on social media show large flames from the site, while people gather round.

An Avon Fire and Rescue spokesperson said: “Crews from Bedminster, Kingswood, Portishead Temple and Bath are attending a fire affecting sheds and fencing on Griggfield Walk, Hengrove.

One of the fire engines at the incident this afternoon (Credit: Joe Hillier)

“We currently have 5 fire engines and 1 turntable ladder on the scene, crews are working on extinguishing the blaze.”

They added: “We’re pleased to confirm no injuries have been reported.”

Onlooker Joe Hillier said: “Garden shed fully engulfed in flames and has spread up the garden to two houses. Unclear how affected houses are by the fire.”

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