'Deliberate' fire started near Bristol Temple Meads station

Smoke could be seen coming from the area at around 7pm.

A fire which broke out near Bristol Temple Meads train station this evening is believed to have started deliberately.

It happened on Cattle Market Road, which runs next to the station, at around 7pm.

The road was closed with police cars blocking off the entrance.

Police closed the road.

Crews from Temple Station dealt with the blaze, which according to Avon Fire and Rescue, involved a wooden structure, trees and undergrowth.

A spokesperson for the service said: "Firefighters used one high pressure hose reel, one 45mm jet and two thermal imaging cameras to extinguish the blaze.

"The cause of the fire is thought to be deliberate."

Avon and Somerset Police are urging people who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area around the time to phone 101 with the reference 5223127814.