Person rescued after town centre property fire in Weston

Fire engine

Fire engine - Credit: Archant

A person was rescued by firefighters after a property fire in Weston-Super-Mare on Saturday (May 2).

Four fire appliances were sent to an address in the town centre on Saturday lunchtime.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two high-pressure hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

An Avon Fire and Rescue spokesman said one person was rescued.

As of !2.45pm, firefighters were still on the scene damping down hot spots and making the area safe.

An investigation into the cause of the fire will take place in ‘due course’.