South West Wales

Seven treated for smoke after Llanelli house fire

A family of seven have been treated in hospital for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Carmarthenshire.

Two adults and five children were taken to Glangwili Hospital after the blaze in Llanelli on Sunday at 07:30 GMT.

Police called the ambulance service to take the family to hospital at 08:20 GMT while they were recovering nearby.

An investigation is under way into the cause of the blaze in the attic of the house in Llwynhendy, said Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

The Welsh Ambulance Service confirmed it sent three ambulances to take the people to hospital as a precaution at the request of police.

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