FIREFIGHTERS were called out to vehicle fire at an industrial estate in Cwmbran this morning.

Onlookers spotted black smoke billowing in to the sky at about 10am from Avondale industrial estate.

One witness said: "I saw thick black smoke as I was leaving Northville around 10.30am. I drove through the industrial estate to find workers from all different units outside. As I drove past the fire brigade were arriving."


A South Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "At approximately 10.09am on Tuesday, June 18 we received reports of a vehicle fire in the Pontrhydyrun area of Cwmbran.

"A crew from Cwmbran Fire and Rescue Station attended the incident.

"The incident concluded at approximately 11:54am."

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(Smoke from a vehicle fire in Cwmbran. Picture: Narena Hopley)

Gwent Police have been contacted for information.