Oct 20 2012
A woman and two children have died following a fire in North Wales, police said.
Two other people were taken to hospital after the blaze broke out at a property in Maes Y Groes, Prestatyn, on Friday night.
A spokeswoman for North Wales Police said a 20-year-old woman, a boy aged four and a girl aged two were pronounced dead by firefighters.
A 23-year-old man and a 15-month-old baby were taken to hospital by ambulance, she said.
The police spokeswoman said: "Firefighters from North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were called to a fire at a property in Maes Y Groes, Prestatyn, at 10pm on Friday, October 20 2012.
"Two fire crews from Rhyl and a crew from Prestatyn attended the incident and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the property."
The crews recovered the five people inside, she said.
A joint investigation is being carried out between North Wales Fire and Rescue Service and North Wales Police.