Fire crews remain at the scene cooling gas cylinders and have been in attendance for 17 hours.



Emergency services were called to Beeches Residential Park in Grangewood at 4.13pm.

A South Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said 16 people were evacuated from their homes as crews were concerned about the risk of an explosion due to the presence of gas cylinders.

Crews from Magor, Caldicot and Maindee attended the caravan park.

The fire was brought under control by 8.30pm last night.


UPDATE: 6.31pm

A Gwent Police spokeswoman said officers are still at the scene tackling a car and a caravan on fire.

She added nobody had been injured and the cause of fire is not yet known.


FIRE CREWS are currently at a blaze in Knollbury, Magor, a spokesman said.

The service was called at 4.15pm.

Local people have reported hearing an explosion.

More details will follow.