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Video shows extensive damage caused to Gower College building after fire

Extensive damage has been caused to the Tycoch campus at Gower College following a large fire.

A video filmed by an ITV Cymru Wales reporter shows many of the windows have been blown out in the blaze and the exterior severly charred.

Emergency services has confirmed the fire, which spread throughout the top floors of the building, has now been brought under control.

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Gower College closes surrounding buildings after fire

A spokesperson from Gower College has confirmed some of the buildings surrounding the Tycoch campus will be closed today.

A large fire broke out at the main campus earlier this morning.

The following buildings will be closed today.

  • Tycoch campus
  • The sports centre
  • The Broadway Centre
  • Hill House campus

Tycoch Road remains closed.

Gower College fire is now 'under control'

Emergency services say the fire at Gower College in Swansea is now "under control".

The blaze spread across two floors of the building Credit: Mick Crennell

Crews were called to the college on Tycoch Road, Sketty in the early hours of this morning.

85 firefighters and 19 appliances are currently at the scene and Tycoch road remains closed.

Gower College fire: Public urged to avoid the area

Credit: Gareth Thomas / ITV Cymru Wales

Police are urging people to avoid the area surrounding the Tycoch campus of Gower College this morning, as more than 80 firefighters tackle a large blaze on two floors of the building.

Road closures are currently in place and officers are assisting with traffic.


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