A man has been taken to hospital with burns after a major fire broke out in south Bristol.
Avon Fire & Rescue Service was called to reports of a blaze on Winchester Road, Brislington at 7.20pm this evening (May 31).
Photographs shared on social media show a huge plume of black smoke billowing into the sky above the scene of the incident.
A spokesperson for Avon Fire & Rescue Service said the fire started in a garden shed before spreading to a vehicle parked nearby.
(Image: Lisa Rowland)
He said: “We were called at 7.22pm to Winchester Road in Brislington to reports of a shed fire.
“We mobilised three appliances and on arrival noticed that the fire had spread to a nearby vehicle.
“Crews tackled the fire and one 72-year-old man was taken to hospital with burns.
“Crews are still in attendance damping down.”
Although the fire service remains at the scene as a precautionary measure, residents have said everything is now “under control” and the “fire is out”.