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Reports of explosion in Bristol as three people hurt in house fire | UK News

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Three people have been injured after a fire broke out at a house in Bristol.

A suspected explosion ripped away the front of the home.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service were called to the property in Hartcliffe at about 7.50pm.

The front of the house was badly damaged
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First aid was administered to three people at the scene

First aid was administered to three people at the scene – and witnesses described a woman hanging out of a window before the blast.

The cause of the incident is not yet known.

Fire crews attended the scene
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Firefighters were called to the property at 7.50pm on Saturday evening

An Avon Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a fire within the building with significant structural damage and committed two firefighters in breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire, while other firefighters assisted in administering first aid to three casualties on the scene.

“Crews are currently working with police, ambulance, and the local authority to make the scene safe and assess the integrity of the building.”

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