Man treated by medics after blaze in North Somerset industrial building

PUBLISHED: 14:07 01 March 2017 | UPDATED: 15:31 01 March 2017

The fire is near the Failand Inn pub.

The fire is near the Failand Inn pub.


A man has need medical treatment after a large fire broke out at an industrial unit in North Somerset today (Wednesday).

Avon Fire and Rescue Service was called shortly before 1pm to Clevedon Road in Failand amid reports of a blaze in a single-storey building.

Fire engines from Bedminster, Nailsea and Pill all attended initially, but back-up crews from Portishead, Hicks Gate and Kingswood are now on the scene.

A fire service spokesman said: “One man in his 30s has been treated at the scene for the effects of minor smoke inhalation.

“There are no reports of any other injuries.”

Clevedon Road remains open however there may be some disruption caused by the incident.

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