South East Wales

Newport commercial garage fire to be investigated


An investigation will take place after a large fire broke out in a commercial garage in Newport.

The fire service was called to the incident in Coomassie Street, Pill at about 16:30 GMT on Tuesday.

Four vehicles inside the garage were alight and a large plume of smoke rose over the area.

More than 20 firefighters from Dyffryn, Maindee, Malpas and New Inn fire stations were involved in putting out the blaze.

A South Wales Fire Service spokeswoman said Gwent Police will also be involved in the investigation to determine the cause of the fire.