Flat fire in Portishead

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- Credit: Archant

Fire crews were called to tackle a blaze in a Portishead flat yesterday (Wednesday).

At 10.52pm, two fire engines from Portishead were called to a first-floor flat in Lower Down Road.

Crews used breathing apparatus and a high-pressure water jet to extinguish the fire.

A 28-year-old suffered from smoke inhalation but did not go to hospital.

It is believed the fire started accidentally.