South East Wales

Three children, adult in fire rescue

Three children and an adult have been rescued from an early morning house fire in Merthyr Tydfil.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service crews used a ladder to rescue them from the two-storey semi-detached property in Gurnos after they were called at 02:40 GMT on Saturday.

They were taken to hospital for checks after the blaze, which was on the ground floor.

The firefighters were stood down by 03:30 GMT.

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