South East Wales

'Explosions' heard at garage fire in Pill, Newport

St Stephens Road, Pill Image copyright Google

The cause of a fire which wrecked a commercial garage in Newport is under investigation.

Five fire crews spent Saturday night tackling the fire at the premises at St Stephens Road, Pill.

The roof collapsed during the blaze at the garage used for car repairs. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the building will have to be demolished.

A total of 35 firefighters tackled the blaze at its height and people reported hearing explosions.

The fire service received the callout at 01:25 GMT.