Park Street closed as firefighters tackle blaze

A major Bristol route has been closed in both directions due to a building fire.

Firefighters and police have descended on Park Street following a blaze breaking out this afternoon (May 19).

Photographs from the scene show a turntable ladder aiming water at a roof of one of the buildings with black smoke billowing out.

Motorists have been urged to avoid the area.

Travelwest tweeted: ” Park St is currently closed by the Fire service due to an incident, Avoid the area, use alternative routes.

Traffic monitoring site Inrix says: ” A4018 Park Street in both directions closed, slow traffic due to building fire from B4051 Queens Road to A4 Canons Road.”

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