South East Wales

Smoke billows over Tonypandy homes after flat fire

billowing smoke as fire takes hold
Image caption Smoke was seen billowing over homes after the fire took hold at about 17:00 BST

Smoke has been seen billowing over homes in Rhondda Cynon Taff after a fire broke out in a flat.

About 23 firefighters were called scene of the blaze in a two-storey building in Cornwall Road, Tonypandy, at about 17:00 BST.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service tackled the fire for hours and it was out by about 20:00. No one was injured.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

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Image caption About 23 firefighters were called scene of the fire in Cornwall Road, Tonypandy

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