Three appliances were brought in to tackle a fire on the ground floor of a six-storey apartment block in Penarth Marina tonight.
Automatic fire alarms were triggered in the apartment complex and all residents evacuated the building and waited outside .
Fire crews, wearing breathing apparatus, searched every floor using thermal cameras to ensure everyone was accounted for. The fire is understood to have broken out in the kitchen of a ground floor flat.
The blaze was quickly extinguished. An ambulance crew carried out precautionary checks on two casualties from the third floor of the block who are understood to have suffered from smoke inhalation.