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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

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