House fire in LlanrwstPosted
Firefighters are in attendance at a house fire in Llanrwst.
Crews from Llandudno, Abergele, Betws y Coed, Conwy and Llanrwst were called to the incident in Melin Y Coed at 06.03hrs this morning Friday 25th August.
Two elderly residents, a man and a woman, have been conveyed to hospital via ambulance after receiving initial oxygen therapy treatment at the scene.
The man was rescued from the property by firefighters after the woman escaped to neighbours to raise the alarm.
Firefighters used three main jets, four sets of breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to fight what is described as a substantial fire. The fire has now being brought under control but crews remain at the scene damping down.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.