South East Wales

Fire at Royal Mint in Llantrisant 'accidental'

Fire at the Royal Mint, Llantrisant Image copyright Gareth Spillane
Image caption A fire broke out at the Royal Mint on Wednesday

A blaze which broke out at the Royal Mint was accidental, South Wales Fire Service has said.

The building in Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taff, was evacuated after seven fire crews were called at 11:15 BST on Wednesday.

No one was hurt and the small fire was put out before 13.20 BST.

The fire service said it remains unclear whether any damage was caused and attributed the cause to an accidental malfunction in the building.

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