North Wales Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to take extra care with naked flames following three fires involving candles in the Wrexham area in less than a week – during one of which a dog and a cat died.
An investigation into the cause of a house fire is underway after two women were rescued by firefighters from a property in Caernarfon.
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service was called to the incident, on North Penrallt, Caernarfon at 04.30hrs.
Two crews from Caernarfon and one from Llanberis attended the incident.
Two women, aged 27 and 65, were alerted to the fire by a smoke detector and then rescued from the first floor.
Firefighters using breathing apparatus entered the house and found one woman in a bedroom, the other was rescued by firefighters from the bathroom window using a ladder.
Both women were then taken to hospital by ambulance.
A man's body's been found after a fire at a North Wales coastal resort.
Fire officers were called to Sussex Street, in Rhyl, just after midnight.
Four people escaped uninjured after being alerted by a passer-by to a fire which destroyed a static caravan at Towyn early this morning.
Fire crews were from Rhyl and Abergele were called to the scene in Towyn Road at 5:26am. A dog died in the the blaze. It is thought the fire was accidental and may have been started by a discarded cigarette.
Fire crews were called to a recycling building on Wrexham Industrial Park earlier today after a blaze broke out on a conveyor belt.
Breathing apparatus, hose reels and main jets were used to tackle the fire and prevent it from spreading.
The blaze was reported at 11.56am and has now been extinguished. Firefighters are currently venting the property. North Wales Fire Service says the cause of the blaze is under investigation.
A pensioner's body has been discovered following a bungalow fire in Carrog, near Corwen, in Denbighshire.
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service received a call just before 3:30pm today.
Crews from Llangollen entered the bungalow, where they found the body of a 93-year-old woman.
A joint investigation by North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Police is now underway.
Crews from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are attending a blaze at an industrial site in north Wales. Firefighters were called after smoke was spotted coming from a unit on the Vauxhall Industrial estate near Ruabon in Wrexham.
Four appliances are on scene and around 14 firefighters present. There are no reported injuries.
An elderly couple in Rhyl managed to make their own way out of their home unharmed after a fire broke out, following an explosion of an oxygen cylinder.
It's thought that the oxygen line connected to the cylinder in the couple's bedroom was ignited by a cigarette.
Fire crews were called to the house on Molineaux Road in the early hours of this morning where there was fire damage to the bedroom and heat and smoke damage to the rest of the house.
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service are urging people to follow the safety instructions given to patients who require oxygen in their treatment and never smoke when it is in use or nearby.
North Wales Fire and Rescue Service have dealt with almost 40 deliberate grass or gorse fires over since the beginning of June.
The fire service is warning people of the dangers of starting fires which can quickly spread out of control in the dry conditions and potentially cause injury.
Between 1st June and 18th July, crews attended 70 accidental and 39 deliberate grass or gorse fires.
Police have increased patrols and are asking the local communities to inform them of any suspicious behaviour.
Kevin Jones, arson reduction manager, said: "Fires like this place tremendous pressure on resources, with firefighters tied up for a considerable length of time trying to bring them under control.
"We are urging visitors to the countryside and locals enjoying the good weather to take extra care when they are out and about and reduce the risk of fire."
North Wales Fire and Rescue say a body was found at a terraced house in Ffordd Llanllyfni, Penygroes, when they arrived to tackle a blaze on Tuesday afternoon.
The body was discovered in the kitchen at around 3pm by fire crews from Caernarfon. More details are expected later.