News - Local Incidents

Fire destroys valleys infants school 25/06/2010

An investigation is under way into a fire which destroyed an infants school in the Cynon Valley overnight. The fire broke out at Ynysboeth School, in Mountain Ash, just before midnight .At the height of the blaze, more than 50 fire-fighters were tackling it with 14 different fire engines and support vehicles. The site is being treated as a crime scene while investigations into the cause of the fire get under way. more info

Tragedy avoided at serious house fire 02/05/2009

A tragedy was avoided at a house fire on Saturday 2nd May as Fire-fighters responded to a call at The Twinings, Greenmeadow, Cwmbran at 02:21. On arrival, fire crews saw several neighbors outside the house a male in his 60's attempting to rescue children from the first floor window rear of the property using his own ladder. more info

Six houses demolished after fire
Six houses demolished after fire 08/08/2007

Six houses in a row destroyed by a fierce fire which spread from a joinery workshop have now been demolished. Emergency services say six more homes may also have to be knocked down after Tuesday's blaze in Maindee, Newport. Marlborough Road residents began returning to their homes on Wednesday night after 100 were evacuated. more info