An investigation into the cause of a blaze in a flat in Criccieth has been launched.

Three fire crews have been on the scene of a blaze at a block of flats in Criccieth this morning.

A spokesman for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "The fire was put out  shortly after 2.00pm, but crews are still at the scene.

"An investigation into the casue of the fire has been launched."

The Fire Service say they received a call at 10.33am to attend the scene on the second floor at West Parade. The building was the evacuated.

Crews from Abersoch, Pwllheli and Harlech attended and the Welsh Ambulance Service were also there.

A statement from the latter read: "We were called today (May 16, 2019) at approximately 10.40am to reports of a fire at an address in Criccieth, Gwynedd.

"We responded with one rapid response vehicle and one emergency ambulance. No one required treatment."