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Reports of a child fatality in devastating house fire near Crymych, Pembrokeshire

HERALD.WALES understands that in a heart-wrenching incident that unfolded last night, a young child lost their life in a severe house fire at a property located in Pontyglasier, a village near Crymych.

The fire broke out around 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 27, enveloping the dwelling in a destructive blaze.

The exact address of the incident is yet to be confirmed by Dyfed-Powys Police.

Throughout the night, emergency services personnel diligently worked to extinguish the fire, with multiple fire tenders, police units, and paramedics present at the scene.

Their efforts persisted into the morning hours of Sunday, May 28, as investigations into the incident commenced.

A representative from the Welsh Ambulance Service told The Pembrokeshire Herald: “We received a distress call at approximately 9:45 p.m. yesterday evening, May 27, concerning a residential property in Dolgoed, Crymych.

“Our prompt response included dispatching a rapid response vehicle, an emergency ambulance, and receiving support from the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service.”

As the community grapples with the tragedy, authorities are now focused on determining the cause of the devastating fire and providing support to the affected individuals.

Dyfed-Powys Police are still at the scene, and will continue their investigation throughout the day, seeking to uncover crucial details surrounding the incident.

  • The thoughts and condolences of the entire Pembrokeshire Herald team go out to the family and friends impacted by this distressing event. As the investigation unfolds, we will provide updates on the situation and relay information from the authorities regarding any significant developments.