South East Wales

Pensioner dies following flat fire in Barry

A woman in her 70s has died and a man is in hospital following a flat fire in Barry.

Police and fire services are currently investigating the cause of the blaze which they were called out to at 13:55 BST on Wednesday.

South Wales Police confirmed the woman was rescued from the flat at Avocet Court but she died at the scene.

A man was taken to University of Wales Hospital in Cardiff suffering from smoke inhalation.

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