Emergency services called to house fire in Pontyates

THE Emergency Services were called out to a house fire on Heol Llanelli in Pontyates today, Sunday (Jul 22).

A bystander told Llanelli Online that the fire had begun at approximately 7pm although that has not yet been confirmed by Mid and West Wales Fire and rescue Service.

There were no reports of anyone having been injured.

The fire appears to have taken hold in a bedroom in the two storey cottage.

Two fire crews attended the scene along with a number of police officers who...

9000ltrs of milk spilled after RTA involving Milk Tanker

EMERGENCY services responded to a Road Traffic Accident on the B4342 near Mydroliyn on Monday (Jul 16).

The single-vehicle accident involved a Milk Tanker and resulted in the road closure after 9000ltrs of milk was spilled across the road.

A spokesperson for MAWWFRS said: "On Monday, 16/07/2018 at 12:40pm, crews from New Quay and Aberaeron, along with an Environmental Unit from Llanelli, attended a road traffic collision, involving one heavy goods vehicle, in Mydroilyn.

"One male...

Emergency Services attend RTA on Factory Road

THE Emergency services are attending a Road Traffic Accident on Factory Road in Pembrey today, Sunday (Jul 15).

The accident is believed to have occurred at approximately 3pm.

A bystander told Llanelli Online that at least one vehicle had overturned. It is understood that a telegraph pole has been toppled and the road has been temporary closed.

There have been no reports of any injuries at the present time. We will update you when we receive any further information.

 

Victim of M4 crash named as 23-year-old Simon Jones of Llanelli

The driver of a car which was involved in a road traffic collision on the M4 motorway on Monday 9th July has died in hospital.

He has been named as Simon Jones, 23, from Llanelli, Carmarthenshire.

Simon’s family has paid the following tribute to him

“Simon was the bass player of our lives. A much loved son, partner and brother, he was so kind, gentle and loving and this reflected in his choice to become a carer.

“Simon was a cheeky, fun loving young man who loved his...

Burry Port fire update

THE Mid and West Fire and Rescue Service have issued an update on the fire at a property on Mansel Street in Burry Port.

The statement reads;

"On Tuesday, 10/07/2018 at 09:27am, crews from Llanelli, Kidwelly and Gorseinon attended a property fire in Mansel Street, Burry Port.

"A detached property, measuring 10 meters x 15 meters, was well alight and extinguished by firefighters using four breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets, two thermal imaging cameras, one covering jet, a...

Emergency Services attend house fire in Burry Port

THE Emergency Services have been at the scene of a house fire in Mansel Street Burry Port today, Tuesday (Jul 10).

The incident began at approximately 10 am this morning. A large number of emergency services vehicles and personell were at the scene.

We will update you as soon as we receive any further information.

Emergency Services attend grass fire at Burry Port

THE Emergency Services have attended a grass fire in Burry Port. The blaze, which started at approximately 5pm today, Wednesday (Jul 4) took hold on a large area of grass close to the new Burry Port School.

Stephanie Thomas who was near the area sent photos of the blaze.

Our reporter Iwan Lewis is also at the scene.

He has reported that the fire has been extinguished.

He said that large plumes of smoke had drifted towards Burry Port.

The area of land is near the...

Emergency Services attend RTC on B4309 Heol Y Meinciau

THE Emergency Services attended a single vehicle RTC on the B4309 at Heol Y Meinciau today, Tuesday (Jul 3).

Local bystanders told us that the accident took place at approximately 8pm this evening.

The road was closed in both directions shortly afterwards. It has since reopened.

One local resident who did not wish to be named said that the driver had suffered minor injuries and had been taken away by ambulance. They also said that a paramedic living close by had rushed to the scene...

Forest inferno at Pembrey

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THE Emergency Services have been dealing with a large scale forest fire in an area known as Pembrey Mountain this evening, Friday (Jun 29). Witnesses say that they saw the first glimpses of the fire at around 7pm.

There was an enormous police and fire service presence at the scene including a helicopter but they were unable to get any vehicles or crews close enough to deal with the fire located in a...

Emergency services deal with fire in Brynmor Road

EMERGENCY services have been dealing with a fire in Llanelli during the early hours of this morning, Friday (June 29).

The fire has resulted in extensive roof damage to five properties in Brynmor Road. Residents from six homes were evacuated safely.

Five fire crews from Llanelli, Pontyates, Gorseinon and Sketty attended the incident, which is said to have begun at around 10:30pm on Thursday (Jun 28).

Search dogs and Dyfed-Powys Police officers were also in...