Firefighters were called out to tackle a blaze which is believed to have broken out at a fish 'n' chip shop in Weston.

Avon Fire and Rescue confirmed crews from Weston, Clevedon and Winscombe were called to Bransby Way earlier this morning (August 22).


A spokesperson for the service told the Mercury: "Firefighters were called to reports of a fire at 09:16am this morning.

"Crews from Weston, Clevedon and Winscombe are currently on the scene affecting a building used as a shop and residential flats on Bransby Way, Weston-super-Mare."

Weston Mercury: Fire crews arrived at the secne around 09.15am.Fire crews arrived at the secne around 09.15am. (Image: Avon Fire and Rescue)

The fire service confirmed it had extinguished the fire at the Sea Salt fish 'n' chip shop at around 10.30am.

"Crews extinguished the blaze using two high-pressure hose reels and one 45mm covering jet, breathing apparatus, gas monitors and thermal imaging cameras were also in use.

"All persons have been accounted for and no injuries have been reported.

"The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental."

Weston Mercury: Damage caused by the fire.Damage caused by the fire. (Image: Avon Fire and Rescue)