South East Wales

Woman critical after house fire rescue in Trevethin

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital following a house fire in Torfaen on Tuesday morning.

Neighbours rescued the 55-year-old before the fire service arrived at the semi-detached house in Trevethin at about 06:30 GMT.

Gwent Police said the first-floor fire was started deliberately but they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

The woman is being treated for burns at Swansea's Morriston Hospital.

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