South East Wales

Three rescued from Newport home after front door set alight

Three people had to be led to safety after a fire at flats in Newport early on Monday.

The cause of the fire is being investigated, with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service saying it appears the front door of the three-storey property was deliberately set on fire.

Three crews dealt with the fire at Sandalwood Court in Maindee at 02:32 GMT.

Police and an ambulance crew were also called to the incident.

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