Cause of severe blaze in Kingswood ‘accidental’

Fire at Motorcraft workshop, Kingswood 02/09/13Firefighters were called out to Charlton Road in Kingswood to tackle a severe blaze in a vehicle spray painting workshop.

Six fire engines were sent to the scene yesterday afternoon and three firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used three jets and a foam jet to extinguish the blaze.

The fire is believed to have started accidentally after a fault with an extractor fan in a spray painting booth.

No one was hurt but the premises were badly damaged along with four cars which were inside at the time.