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Nine rescued from Bristol house fire

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 property, 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.

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

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