Two appliances and an officer are currently attending a property in Princess Close, where a fire was reported by the homeowner at 20:15.
4 breathing apparatus and 2 hose reels are being used to tackle the fire.
The British Red Cross have been requested to attend the scene with the fire and emergency support vehicle.
UPDATE @ 21:09 – The fire in a semi-detached dwelling has been brought under control.
One appliance from Newport has returned to station.
The cul-de-sac has been closed.
UPDATE @ 21:45 – The fire, which started accidently, has been extinguished.
The British Red Cross are on scene helping support the affected occupants.