Inferno wrecks Gwynedd holiday home
A police investigation has been launched after a holiday home was left gutted in an early morning blaze.
North Wales Police are undertaking a joint investigation with North Wales Fire and Rescue Service after the house in Mynytho, near Pwllheli, caught fire.
Emergency services were called to the remote property at around 6am on Tuesday.
District Inspector Gethin Jones, at Pwllheli Police Station, said: “North Wales Police are conducting a joint investigation with the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service to establish the cause of the fire.
“Clearly this will be completed as soon as possible to alleviate any understandable concerns in the community.
“I am appealing to anyone who was in the area at the time who saw any suspicious persons or activity, or indeed knows anything about this fire, to contact police immediately.”
Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control, but the blaze has not yet been fully extinguished.
There was nobody in the property at the time of the fire, but it suffered extensive damage.
DI Jones added: “If you have any information, contact North Wales Police control room direct via web live chat at north-wales.police.uk/ contact/chat-support.aspx.
“Alternatively, phone police on 101 or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 and quote reference number V165132.”
● The house at Mynytho near Abersoch on Tuesday morning as firefighters still battle the flames
Fire officers continue to monitor the situation yesterday
Totally gutted: The blaze was reported at 6am