South East Wales

Wood-burning stove explodes at Newport house

A wood-burning stove has exploded at a house in Newport leaving one person needing hospital treatment.

Firefighters were called to the house in Malpas Road in Brynglas just after 19:00 GMT on Monday.

The explosion, which happened on the ground floor of a terraced house, did not cause a fire.

The injured person was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to the Royal Gwent Hospital as a precautionary measure.

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