North West Wales

Five taken to hospital after house fire in Abergele

Fire scene
Image caption The blaze broke out at Ffordd y Morfa, Abergele, on Wednesday

Five people have been taken to hospital following a house fire in Conwy.

Six crews from Rhyl, Colwyn Bay and Prestatyn were sent to Ffordd y Morfa, Abergele at about 11:00 BST.

The blaze, which spread into the roof space, was brought under control more than two hours later.

North Wales Fire and Rescue said the casualties were taken to hospital as a precaution. The neighbouring houses were also evacuated.

Firefighters are now damping down at the house.

An investigation into the cause of the fire has begun.

Image caption The fire service said the casualties had been taken to hospital as a precaution