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Residents urged to “close all windows and doors” as firefighters tackle building fire in Llay

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Tuesday, Aug 21st, 2018.

Residents in Llay and the surrounding areas are being urged to “close all windows and doors” while firefighters tackle a large blaze at a building.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident on the Llay Industrial Estate on Aerial Road at 10:51pm last night (Monday 20th August).

Three fire appliances from Wrexham, two from Deeside, and one from Johnstown, together with an aerial ladder platform from Wrexham are in attendance.

Paul Maggs

The fire service say that on arrival, firefighters were confronted with a single storey building which was well alight and are using four sets of breathing apparatus and two main jets to tackle the fire.

As a result of the fire the Welfare roundabout and road up to Crown cordoned off.

Cllr Rob Walsh, who represents Llay, said: “Firefighters working hard to keep the blaze under control. Not much fire visible but plenty of smoke. Welfare roundabout and road up to Crown cordoned off, so if heading that way please divert.”

Streetlights from Watts Dyke to Welfare along Llay New Road and on First Avenue are out.

Local residents are advised to close all windows and doors whilst the incident is being dealt with.

You can read our initial coverage of the incident here.

*Featured image: Jamie Fielding

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