South East Wales

Dog starts Trecynon fire by turning on cooker

Firefighter's jacket

A house fire was caused by a dog turning on a cooker, according to South Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

A crew was sent to the callout at Trecynon, in Rhondda Cynon Taff, at 23:40 GMT on New Year's Eve.

The blaze was out on arrival but Aberdare-based firefighters wearing breathing apparatus had to use equipment to ventilate the property.

Nobody was injured.