Caravan fire treated as suspicious after Bristol man suffers serious burns

Caravan fire treated as suspicious after Bristol man suffers serious burns

A Bristol man has suffered serious burns in a caravan fire in St Paul’s, that police believe to be suspicious.

There were two people in the caravan when the fire broke out at around 9.50pm on Thursday, according to Avon and Somerset Police.

The other victim was a woman who was also taken to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation.

The names of the victims have yet to be released.

A spokesperson from Avon and Somerset Police said: “We were called to Dermot Street in St Paul’s, Bristol, at about 9.50pm last night following a caravan fire.

“A man has suffered serious burns and has been taken to hospital. A woman was also taken to hospital after suffering minor injuries and smoke inhalation.

“We’re working with our colleagues at Avon Fire and Rescue Service to look at what caused the fire. At this stage it’s being treated as suspicious.”

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