South East Wales

Blackwood arson inquiry launched after attack on home

An investigation has been launched into an arson attack on a home in Caerphilly county, the fire service said.

Two fire crews were called to the house in Mynyddislwyn Close, Pontllanfraith, near Blackwood, at 04:50 BST on Friday and the blaze was extinguished.

The ground floor of the property was set alight deliberately, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said.

Fire investigators were due to return to the scene on Friday morning.

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