Fire-hit store demolished

Demolition work continues at a PoundStretcher store in Blackwood after a fire on Wednesday morning. Residents are being urged to stay clear of the High Street.

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Blackwood fire: Investigation to begin shortly

Scene of the fire at Blackwood this morning at the town's Poundstretcher store. Credit: Viewer's picture / Sarah Evans

The fire service say investigators will be arriving at the scene of this morning's blaze at Blackwood's Pound Stretcher store shortly to begin an investigation into the blaze.

Crews will spend the rest of the day dampening down the building say officers.

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