Fire at National Museum, Caerdydd extinguished


Image: Robert Gale

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service have been battling a fire at the National Museum Wales, Caerdydd.


The fire crews arrived at the Museum at around 12:00 BST.


Smoke was spotted billowing out of the dome of the building, and six fire engines along with a number of fire screws attended the scene.


Update: A spokesperson from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service has confirmed that the fire has now been extinguished.


Update II: The Museum's dome has sustained damage, but fortunately no staff were injured and none of the collections have been damaged.


(More to follow...)


Image: Robert Gale