"We are not aware of any casualties".
The road is shut between Newbridge and the B4251 (Pentwynmawr Roundabout, Pontllanfraith). For other inquiries, Contact Us. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. “Our officers will be conducting initial enquiries into the incident and are in the process of securing key witness statements and CCTV. A Dyfed-Powys Police spokesman said: “We can confirm a 35 year old male lost his life during the incident, in which two boats collided. The enormous blaze shot flames high into the air above trees in Llangennech, near Llanelli, and a towering column of black smoke erupted from the fire which began at around 11.30pm on Wednesday night. Deepest sympathy to his young family. The dad also had a tattoo on his arm that read "forever watch over Jack and Niamh" - his two children. The page has already raised more than £2,000 and states it will go to supporting his kids. Click here to upload yours. They said the fire had been declared a “major incident” because of the “initial risk of harm” to people nearby.
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"The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. Posted at 17:25 16 Sep. Men jailed for ear bite and knife attack. “No worker should ever die whilst fulfilling their role. One wrote on Facebook: "You have those mates that are always smiling never negative and a joy to know and be around. One friend wrote: "You were the best friend a man could ask for, the best father a child could ask for and the best human the world could and will ever produce.
Earlier today, fire officials issued a warning urging people to be responsible during the hot conditions. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Firefighter Josh Gardener was killed during a training exercise in Pembrokeshire, Wales, The 35-year-old was killed after two inflatable boats crashed into each other, Josh was described as a devoted dad by pals, One pal called Josh a 'shining light' and 'beautiful soul', This fellow firefighter recalled Josh's 'beaming smile', One friend said Josh was taken 'far too soon', This friend said Josh cared for others and was the 'best human in the world', Another friend said Josh was 'funny' and 'happy', One of the dad's colleagues called Josh a 'great guy', Another colleague said he was 'gutted' to hear about Josh dying, Another pal left this touching tribute for Josh, Police and Fire Service attend an incident at the pontoon in the Neyland Yacht Club in Pembrokeshire, Wales, A police officer looks ahead as coastguards retrieve the firefighter's body from the water, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Friends of the dad started a GoFundMe page today and described him as a "little guy with a big heart". One of the good guys. "We have informed the Marine Accident Investigation Branch and will be working with them to establish what happened on the water today.
It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. We pay for videos too. Enormous blaze from freight train visible for miles after derailment just before midnight on Wednesday. Wales train fire: Llangennech incident sees hundreds evacuated from homes. “The fire continues and there is still a substantial risk within its immediate vicinity, so our advice remains for people to avoid the area.”. Josh had only been working at the Mid & West Fire & Rescue Service for nine months and said on Facebook he hoped it would a "long and exciting career" - before it was tragically cut short.
The FBU will do all it can to support the bereaved family.”. ", Another colleague wrote: "Lost a bro today, totally gutted. "I'm devastated by the news of his passing and my heart goes out to his kids and all in his closer circle. Official News and Events for the Wales/Genesee Fire Department
Witnesses reported … Resources from across BTP, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Dyfed-Powys Police have been deployed to the scene to mitigate damage to the surrounding area and ensure the safety of all those living nearby. ", And Ian Cunningham said: "One of the good guys.
I'm proud to have known such a lovely genuine dude. “We are working closely with our colleagues at British Transport Police, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Carmarthenshire Council, and Natural Resources Wales to bring the incident to a safe conclusion.”, The huge plume of black smoke was visible from several miles away. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). We'll miss you always.". A spokeswoman for the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: "We were called at 16.37 to reports of a fire at a takeaway on Water Street in Rhyl. The blaze has been declared "major" by North Wales Police (Image: Daily Post WS) Read More You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. Three carriages of the train were alight and an evacuation zone was put in place, Dyfed-Powys Police said. Read more. Funny, happy and the soundest of the sound. “Once the fire has been extinguished, and the scene is safe to assess and investigate, we’ll be working with the Office of Rail and Road and the Rail Accident Investigation Branch to establish the exact circumstances behind the incident.”. RIP Josh.". A section of the M4 motorway has been closed and there is traffic disruption after a lorry caught fire. “The tattoo on his arm read 'forever watch over Jack and Niamh' - a pledge we would like to honour in his absence.”. Pals and colleagues have paid tribute to the devoted dad with a "beaming smile" who was described as "shining light" and "beautiful soul".