South East Wales

Newport: Big fire in disused Commercial Street building

Fire at property in Commercial Street, Newport. Picture: Rebecca Thompson
Image caption The fire broke out in Commercial Street, Newport, on Saturday night

Firefighters have tackled a large blaze in a disused building in the centre of Newport.

The fire broke out on Saturday in the roof space of the four-storey property in Commercial Street and spread throughout the building.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, who received the call at 22:37 BST, said the flames did not spread from the commercial building to nearby property.

Roads were cordoned off while the fire was dealt with. Nobody was injured.

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