UPDATE: 17/01/2020 - 10:40am: CANNABIS was discovered at the site of a house fire in Newport, Gwent Police have confirmed.

Video footage showed flames shooting through the roof of the house, in Novello Walk, Ringland, and the fire was located in the attic.

A quantity of the drug was found following the blaze - emergency services were called at around 11pm last Saturday evening, November 11 - and Gwent Police confirmed that inquiries are continuing.

Anyone with any information which could assist with the investigation can telephone 101, quoting reference number 2000013154.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


EMERGENCY services, including fire crews from five stations, were called out to a fire at a property in Ringland, Newport over the weekend.

On Saturday, January 11 at around 11pm crews from as far afield as Merthyr Tydfil responded to a fire at a property in Novello Walk.

It appears that the fire was located in the attic of the property and the incident was attended by fire crews and Gwent Police.

Eyewitness footage shows flames bursting through holes in the roof of the property.


It is unclear at this time if any injuries were sustained and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

A spokesperson for South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "At approximately 11:07 on Saturday, January 11, we received a report of a fire in Ringland, Newport.

"Crews from Maindee, Duffryn, Malpas, Cwmbran and Merthyr Tydfil stations attended the scene and successfully extinguished the fire."