Triangle West: 17 fire engines and emergency services fight blaze in Bristol city centre

  • Watch this footage Ed Holland captured of the blaze

Fire crews, police, and paramedics have dealt with a large fire in the Clifton area of Bristol.

Emergency services were called to Triangle West at around 7.15 pm on Monday 4 December.

At the height of the blaze, 17 fire engines were dealing with the incident.

Police and ambulance crews were also at the scene.

Pictures show damage to the first-floor windows of the building, directly above the Forbidden Planet - a comic book shop.

17 crews were dealing with the fire. Credit: Ed Holland
The fire response was scaled down after 10pm. Credit: Ed Holland

People were told to avoid the area.

The A4018 Queens Road was closed in both directions from Tyndalls Park to Tyndalls Park.

At around 10.20pm Avon Fire and Rescue said: "Crews from Chew Magna, Pill, Thornbury, Yate, Temple, Avonmouth, Bedminster, Kingswood, Hicks Gate, Nailsea, Clevedon and Southmead attended and found one fire affecting the first floor of a three-storey building.

"With police and ambulance colleagues also on the scene, the road was closed to allow for emergency access.

Pictures show the aftermath of the fire. Credit: BPM Media

"The fire was affecting the first and second floor with smoke rising to the roof space. At its height, there were 17 fire engines and other vehicles at the scene.

"With all persons accounted for, the incident was scaled down at 10.09pm.

"There were no casualties and the cause of the incident is unknown awaiting fire investigation."