South East Wales

Man dies in accidental flat fire in Aberdare

A man has died in a flat fire in Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff.

Firefighters found the man - believed to be in his 60s - in his home on the first floor of the Rhos Nathan Wyn flats in Aberaman.

South Wales Fire Service said it was called called just before 17:00 BST on Thursday.

A spokesman said firefighters quickly extinguished the accidental blaze "but unfortunately were unable to save the life of one male occupant".