Woman dies in fire at property in Towyn

Posted 31/10/2018 10:33:58

A woman has died following a fire in Towyn, Conwy.

 

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to a report of a fire at a property in Gors Road, off Kinmel Way at 08.48hrs this morning (Wednesday 31st October).

 

Four appliances were mobilised to reports of smoke billowing from the property - one appliance from Colwyn Bay, two from Rhyl  and one from Abergele.

 

On arrival crews were confronted with a dormer bungalow ground floor heavily involved in fire.

 

Four sets of breathing apparatus, two hose reel jets and one main jet were deployed in tackling the incident.

 

A female casualty believed to be in her mid 60s was located at the property by firefighters. She was transferred to an ambulance to be taken to hospital, but died shortly afterwards.

 

Two dogs also perished in the fire.

 

The cause of the fire will be the subject of a joint investigation by North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Police.

 

There are no further details available at present.

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