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Train services suspended between Swansea and Llanelli

Police have urged people to avoid the area Credit: Tim Ward / ITV News

Arriva Trains Wales have confirmed rail services between Swansea and Llanelli have been suspended, because of a large fire near the train line.

It's thought to have started just before 6am this morning at the Fforestfach Industrial Estate in the city.

Police are urging people to avoid the area.


Public told to avoid area after Fforestfach fire

People have been told to avoid the area surrounding Fforestfach Industrial Estate as emergency services tackle a large fire.

The police and fire service are currently in attendance.

Officers say there are road closures in place.

Crews tackle large fire at Swansea industrial estate

The fire is thought to have started in the early hours of Monday morning Credit: Jules Woodhell
A number of firefighters are currently in attendance Credit: The Running Bore

Emergency crews are tackling a large fire at Swansea's Fforestfach Industrial Estate.

Mid and West Wales Fire Service said there were currently 10 appliances in attendance.

Roads in the surrounding areas are closed and passengers on trains running between Llanelli and Swansea have been told to expect delays.

Eyewitnesses online reported hearing loud explosions from the scene.


'Make do and mend culture' takes hold in Cardiff

Cardiff Repair Cafe Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

A community group in Cardiff is working to cut waste and promote a 'make do and mend' culture, by holding free repair workshops.

Inspired by a worldwide movement that originated in Amsterdam, the volunteers at the Cardiff Repair Cafe will not only fix things for you, but teach you how to do it for next time:

Mark Barrett, Fixer Credit: ITV Cymru Wales
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