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Seven fire engines attend incident at National Museum Cardiff

South Wales fire and rescue service arrived around midday today


Witnesses have reported  a small amount of smoke rising from the dome of the National Museum Wales at around 12:30 pm today. South Wales fire and rescue service have confirmed their attendance is in response to a call-out made at around 12:00pm, and not part of an exercise.

There are multiple crews at the scene and the incident is ongoing. Evac Cardiff has told people to avoid the area surrounding the Museum and Park Place. The area has been blocked off and Museum Avenue is closed.

Many onlookers observe the scene as fire crew members ongoingly attempt entry within the dome.

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