North East Wales

Man, 89, suffers effects of smoke in Wrexham kitchen fire

An 89-year-old man has been taken to hospital suffering from the effects of smoke following a kitchen fire in Wrexham.

Firefighters from Wrexham were called to the house in Rhostyllen, at 19:41 GMT on Friday.

A relative prevented a more serious blaze and the man was taken to hospital as a precaution.

It is believed a ring on a cooker had accidentally been turned on and set light to material in the kitchen.