North West Wales

Pair suffer severe burns in Trinity Avenue, Llandudno, fire

A man and a woman are in intensive care after suffering from smoke inhalation and severe burns in a Llandudno fire.

They were rescued, along with another man who is also in hospital with minor injuries, by emergency services on Wednesday morning.

A firefighter was treated in hospital for smoke inhalation, but he was later discharged.

Crews from Llandudno, Conwy and Colwyn Bay were at the scene in Trinity Avenue.

The alarm was raised shortly before 09:00 GMT on Wednesday, and the fire was brought under control by 10:15 GMT.

A joint police and fire service investigation is under way into the cause of the blaze.

The Welsh Ambulance Service said paramedics treated the woman at the scene for severe smoke inhalation and first degree burns to her hands, arms and feet.

They also helped the man who had first degree burns to his arms and superficial burns to his back.

The third casualty, a second man, was suffering from smoke inhalation and a minor injury to his hand.

All three were taken to Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, near Rhyl, said the ambulance service.

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