North West Wales

Conwy fire: Woman dies after blaze in Berry Street

Conwy fire
Image caption The cause of the fire in Berry Street on Friday evening is not suspicious

A woman who was rescued from a fire at a flat in Conwy town centre has died, police say.

The cause of the blaze in the first-floor flat in Berry Street on Friday afternoon was investigated but not suspicious.

The woman, who was in her early 30s, had been seriously ill at a hospital intensive care unit.

A 36-year-old man escaped from the fire and received treatment for smoke inhalation.

The owner of a nearby commercial premises who saw the smoke and flames raised the alarm at 17:18 GMT on Friday.

Fire crews from Conwy and Llandudno were sent to tackle the blaze.

A spokesperson for North Wales Police said: "Police are not treating the death as suspicious.

"The fire investigation revealed that there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the cause of the fire."

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