Wales

Crews fight 'large' Maesteg town centre fire

Fire in Maesteg Photo: Steve Maddern
Image caption The fire was reported at 1830 GMT on Monday

An investigation has started into a blaze in the centre of a south Wales town, say emergency services.

At its height on Monday night, 40 firefighters tackled the blaze at the Happy Furnishings store in Commercial Street, Maesteg, said South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

Six fire engines attended the fire, which was reported at 1830 GMT.

South Wales Police and South Wales Fire and Rescue are investigating.

The area was cordoned off but no evacuations were necessary. The fire was scaled down after 2300 GMT.

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