Man and woman in hospital after flat fire in Conwy

Posted 15/02/2013 14:10:36

A man and a woman have been hospitalised following a fire in Conwy.

Crews from Conwy and Llandudno were called to a first floor flat on Berry Street at 17.18hrs this evening, Friday 15th February.

Firefighters rescued a 34 year old woman from the flat after the alarm was raised by the owner of a nearby commercial premises who witnessed smoke and flames emanating from the flat.

The woman sustained serious injuries in the incident and is currently being treated in intensive care.

A 36 year old man also escaped from the fire and is receiving treatment for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters used four sets of breathing apparatus, two house reel jets and a thermal imaging camera in rescuing the woman casualty and extinguishing the fire.

The incident is being jointly investigated by North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Police.

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