South East Wales

Pensioner dies in Penarth house fire

Cedar Way fire
Image caption A joint fire and police force investigation is now underway

An elderly woman has died after a house fire in the Vale of Glamorgan.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said crews from Penarth and Cardiff central were called to the property in Cedar Way, Penarth, at just after 19:20 GMT on Tuesday.

The fire broke out in the ground floor living room of a semi-detached property.

The incident has been handed over to the control of South Wales Police and a fire investigation is under way.

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