North East Wales

Fire death victim named as Barrie Newton after Rhyl blaze

Emergency services are at the scene

A man who died in a fire at a Denbighshire workshop has been named.

Barrie Newton, 71, of Rhuddlan, was the owner of the Light Works on Vale Road, Rhyl, where the blaze broke out on 23 December.

Neighbouring properties were evacuated as emergency crews tackled the fire.

A North Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the blaze is not being treated as suspicious.

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