South East Wales

Blaze opposite Cardiff Castle accidental, says fire service

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A blaze that closed a road in Cardiff city centre was accidental, the fire service has confirmed.

The blaze appeared to begin above a joke shop on Duke Street opposite Cardiff Castle at about 21:20 BST on Wednesday, causing nearby Castle Street to be closed in both directions.

An aerial platform and a number of fire engines were sent to the scene, but nobody was hurt.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said its investigation had concluded.

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