Smoke rises from the National Library of Wales
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National Library of Wales fire leads to evacuation

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at the National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth.

Flames and smoke are seen coming from the roof and some 300 staff were evacuated after the alarm was raised at 14:39 BST on Friday.

Senior library staff said it was not known how the fire started but everyone was safely out of the building.

Crews tackle National Library blaze

  • 26 Apr 2013