South East Wales

Firefighters rescue two people from blaze in Caerphilly

Van Road, Caerphilly Image copyright Google
Image caption Fire crews were called to Van Road in Caerphilly at about 21:00 GMT

Two people were injured after reports they had been trapped by a house fire in Caerphilly.

Firefighters rescued one person from the house following a callout to a kitchen blaze.

A second person was found in the garden of the property at Van Road after the callout at about 21:00 GMT on Tuesday.

An elderly man and woman were taken to Cardiff's University Hospital of Wales by paramedics. Their condition is not known.

The ambulance service said it sent a rapid response vehicle, a BASICS doctor and an ambulance to the scene.

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