Nine taken to hospital after fire in Bristol

Nine people were taken to hospital today following a house fire in which the family dog died.

Fire crews were called to the house on Lodge Hill in Cossham, Bristol, shortly before 7am today.

A woman and two girls were rescued by firefighters from the roof of the pro

perty, while six others escaped from the house unaided.

Four ambulances also attended the scene and took a baby, four children, two teenagers and two adults to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol.

A boy under five-year-old is being treated for burns at the hospital, which has a specialist burns department.