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More equipment ordered to tackle fire

More equipment's being drafted in to tackle a large fire at a recycling centre on the outskirts of Cardiff.

The alert was sounded at around 1:30 this morning. Around 60 firefighters are at the scene.

The fire involves several industrial units, vehicles, and large quantities of refuse. A high volume pump has been called to use water from nearby reens and ponds.

Police: 'cause of fire not established'

South Wales Police:

'At 0155 hours on Friday 28th March 2014 Police and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service attended a report of a fire at the Atlantic Waste Management site, Rumney, Cardiff.'

'The fire currently extends over a five acre site and a two hundred metre exclusion zone has been implemented due to the presence of gas canisters within the site. Newton Road is currently closed. The cause of the fire has not yet been established.'

Large fire on the outskirts of Cardiff


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Firefighters tackling a blaze at school in Bangor

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at Ysgol Ein Harglwyddes in Bangor. The fire is in a detached classroom building.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to the incident at the school on Ffordd Caernarfon at just before 7.30 pm this evening.

Fire engines from Bangor and Menai Bridge are currently at the scene and are tackling the blaze which is believed to have spread to the roof.

At this time it is unclear as to how the fire began and an investigation into its cause will be undertaken.

Investigation continues into leisure centre fire

The fire started at around 5.15 pm yesterday Credit: Luke Collinson / @lukeitn

An investigation continues into a fire at Penarth Leisure Centre in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Around 30 firefighters were called to the facility in Cogan.

There are no reports of injuries and fire investigation officers are returning to the scene at 10.00am.

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