Man critically ill after Bethesda house fire

A man is in a critical condition in hospital after a house fire in Bethesda.

Two crews from Bangor and Llanberis were called to the address at Erw Las on Coetmor Road at around 10.40am on Tuesday morning (5th June)

They rescued a man in his fifties from the house, who was treated at the scene before being taken by air ambulance to a specialist trauma unit at the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was mostly confined to the ground floor of the property. A joint investigation with into the cause of the fire is now underway.

Gavin Roberts said: ”Crews responded quickly to tackle the fire and emergency services worked well together to attend to the casualty and manage the incident.”

The Welsh Ambulance Service said an ambulance crew and two rapid response paramedics were sent to the scene.

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