Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Saturday, June 22)


Wales live breaking news plus traffic, weather and travel updates (Saturday, June 22)

Derelict building in Powys ‘severely damaged’ by fire

A derelict building in Powys has been “severely damaged” by fire.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident in Hospital Road, Talgarth, at 3.08am.

A spokeswoman confirmed five crews – from Talgarth, Hereford, Crickhowell, Brecon and Llandrindod Wells – attended.

She added: “A single storey building was severely damaged by fire.”

Crews used breathing apparatus, hose reel jets, a thermal imaging camera and hydraulic cutting equipment. They left the scene at 7.45am.




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