UPDATE: Firefighters get storage barn blaze 'under control'

PUBLISHED: 10:05 19 April 2019 | UPDATED: 18:11 19 April 2019

Six pumps and a command unit are at the scene of the fire.

Six pumps and a command unit are at the scene of the fire.

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Firefighters are tackling a large blaze in Failand this morning (Friday).

Six pumps and a command centre from Avon Fire and Rescue service were called to the blaze in Clevedon Road at 4.24am.

The fire has taken hold of a storage barn which has vehicles inside.

Four light goods vehicles and a dumper truck outside the container have also been affected.

Firefighters have been tackling the blaze for more than five hours and are still at the scene.

Six pumps and a command unit are at the scene of the fire.Six pumps and a command unit are at the scene of the fire.

Crews from Nailsea, Avonmouth, Bedminster and Temple in Bristol are assisting with the incident.

Two jets and two breathing apparatus are in use.

The cause of the fire will be investigated.

**UPDATE: 6pm**

The fire is under control at the barn this afternoon (Friday).

A fire service spokesman confirmed two engines on the scene were 'damping down' for the majority of the day.

They added: “There could still be pockets of heat which could reignite and they need to make sure they are fully out.

“The fire has only effected businesses in the compound and no roads are closed.”

An investigation will start when it is safe to access the site.

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