South East Wales

Elderly man dies after house fire in Whitchurch, Cardiff

Whitchurch house fire Image copyright Matthew Horwood
Image caption The cause of the fire is being investigated

A man has died after being rescued from a fire at a house in Cardiff.

Crews were called to a property in Heol Chappell, Whitchurch, just after 20:00 GMT on Thursday after the fire broke out on the first floor.

An elderly man and woman were taken to the city's University Hospital of Wales but the man was moved to Morriston Hospital in Swansea where he died.

South Wales Police and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service are investigating the cause of the fire.

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