Fire in block of flats

11am 02.11.07 - FIRE crews were called to a block of flats in Weston this morning (Fri) due to a fire in the bin room.

FIRE crews were called to a block of flats in Weston this morning (Fri) due to a fire in the bin room.

The blaze at the flats in Monkton Avenue, was reported at around 6.30am and was put out quickly by two fire fighters.

A ventilation fan had to be used to clear the smoke, which had reached all eight floors of the block, while residents were told to stay in their flats.

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