Fire causes disruption in Bristol

A building fire in Stokes Croft is causing travel disruption this morning.

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Commuter route OUT of Bristol still closed after fire

One of the main commuter routes out of Bristol remains partially closed after a fire badly damaged a building.

Fire crews were called to the A38 at Stokes Croft in the early hours of this morning. It's thought the property might be used by people sleeping rough, but no one was injured. The inbound section of the road opened late this afternoon.

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Stokes Croft fire: road remains closed

The A38 in Stokes Croft remains closed between Jamaica Street and St James Barton roundabout after a building fire. It will stay closed for the time being while scaffolding is put up.

Buses are using Jamaica Street and part of Marlborough Street so passengers can catch them at the Haymarket or the area to the north of Jamaica Street.

Drivers are being diverted along Muller Road and M32 Junction 2

Bus diversions after fire in Stokes Croft

The A38 in Stokes Croft in Bristol will be closed until at least midday after a building fire. That's between Jamaica Street and St James Barton Roundabout.

Buses are using Jamaica Street and a short section of Marlborough Street, so passengers can pick up buses from the Haymarket or the area just to the north of Jamaica Street.

A diversion is in place via B4469 Muller Road and M32 junction 2.

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Blaze closes off Stokes Croft

Picture of fire in Stokes Croft Credit: Erika Hana Putri

A fire has broken out in a three-storey building in Stokes Croft in Bristol. Seven fire engines have been tackling the blaze since the early hours of this morning. It's now under control and the property is believed to have been unoccupied.

The building is in between Jamaica Street and New Bond Street. Emergency services have closed off the road and its' expected to re-open at midday. A diversion is in place.

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