Published on 31 Oct 2017

Wales: A father and five children feared dead in fire 

Home Affairs Correspondent

A father and five children are believed to have died in a fire which tore through their remote farmhouse in Powys. Specialist police teams are still searching the wreckage at Llangammarch Wells and are treating the blaze as unexplained.

Three children, aged between 10 and 13, are being treated in hospital after they managed to escape. Local people described it as a “terrible tragedy” which had left the community in shock.