South West Wales

Swansea fire leads to 49 flats being evacuated

A three-storey building containing 49 flats was evacuated in Pier Street, Swansea on Sunday night after a fire.

One elderly man was treated at the scene by ambulance staff for smoke inhalation.

Four fire engines from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue service attended the scene at 23:39 BST.

A spokesperson said the fire service finished at 02:25 on Monday and the fire was confined to the basement.