Fire crews tackle car blaze near Newport city centre

A diesel car fire broke out on Usk Way in Newport this afternoon. Credit: ITV News / Paul Roberts

In the last hour, a South Wales fire crew has been tackling a car fire in Newport.

Firefighters were called to Usk Way, near the city centre, at 12.14, where a diesel fire was underway.

A crew from Maendy used two hose reel jets and breathing apparatus.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service confirmed to ITV News that the cause of the fire was accidental.