Carmarthen Workhouse fire treated as suspicious

POLICE in Carmarthen are investigating a fire which occurred at approximately 4.50pm on Friday, March 2nd, at the Old Workhouse, Penlan Road, Carmarthen.

The fire is currently being treated as suspicious. No-one was injured during the incident.

Two local male youths aged 14 and 15 were arrested in connection with the...

Granby Close Fire Update: Dog rescued at scene

TWO fire crews were called to tackle a fire at a block of flats in Granby Close this evening, Monday (Jan 8).

The fire was confined to a bedroom. There were no reports of any injuries. A dog was rescued from the flats and was said to be doing fine.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service issued the following...

Fire crews tackle Manchester apartment block blaze

News of a fire at an apartment block in Manchester City Centre have been surfacing on social media and news sites.

It is believed that the ninth and 10th floors of a 12-storey block on Joiner Street, near the Arndale shopping centre have been affected.

There are reports of at least 12 fire engines at the scene.


Llangammarch Wells fatal fire update

AS the Dyfed-Powys Police investigation in to the fatal house fire at Llangammarch Wells on October 30th continues, police are now in a position to provide an update on the work that has been ongoing at the scene and identify some of the victims who died in the tragedy.


Red10 Treat for Tia

Christmas has come early for little Tia Hughes, the girl who raised the alarm at the Granby Close fire. Tia and her family were treated to a lovely lunch by the staff at Red10 at Eastgate.

Tia has been showered with offers following her quick thinking dash to get help, which resulted in the dramatic rescue of three people who...

Granby Close fire aftermath

LLANELLI Online went to the scene of the fire at Granby close today, Friday (Nov 24).

There was a huge amount of damage clearly visible with the centre of the fire appearing to have been situated in the stair-well of the building.

Broken windows were clearly visible and the smell of smoke still hung heavy in the air. The...

Granby Close fire latest

In a statement issued this evening the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “Emergency services were alerted to a fire in the stairwell of a block of flats at Granby Close, Llanelli, at approx. 5.15pm this evening (Nov 23).

“Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have the fire under...

10-year-old Tia saves the day at Granby Close

Special report by Alan Evans and Iwan Lewis

TEN -year-old Tia Hughes saved the day with her quick reactions when she spotted smoke coming from a block of flats at Granby Close in Llanelli.

Tia ran as quick as she could to alert her family, Christian, her cousin Luke (23) and father Daniel (33).

Tia's father Daniel said:...