Car fire closes Bristol shopping centre carpark

The shopping centre is in the middle of the city. Credit: PA Images

Fire fighters have been tackling a vehicle fire in the car park of Bristol's Cabot Circus shopping centre.

Smoke could be seen billowing from the building and the closure caused traffic on the M32 into the city.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service were called shortly before 11am.

One car on the second level of the car park on Houlsten Street was engulfed by flames, the fire spread to two other vehicles before being brought under control.