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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


At 01:34 Crews from Roath+Central responded to a fire at Atlantic Recycling Wentloog large plumes of smoke were visible as crews approached


Update Wentloog:On arrival crews requested a further 4 fire engines+2 water bowsers fire involving several industrial units+amount of refuse


Update Wentloog: Fire engines involved in Firefighting opeations are from Roath, Central x 2 Ely, Duffryn, Cwmbran, Barry + Malpas.

Firefighters tackling blaze at Bungalow near Bridgend


Number of crews attending a property fire in Brynmenyn area of Bridgend. 4BA 2HR 1 safety jet 1 covering jet & PPV in use #SWControl NR


Crews from Bridgend Pontycymmer Cowbridge & bowser from Kenfig are attending fire at Brynmenyn #SWControl NR


2nd bowser from Barry now mobilised to property fire in Brynmenyn #SWControl NR


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.

Firefighters tackling fire at Penarth leisure centre


6 pumping appliances are currently in attendance at a fire in Penarth Leisure Centre Time of first call 17:14


Update Penarth: Fire engines from Penarth Central (2) Barry Ely+Roath are in attendance along with an Aerial appliance+water bowser


Update Penarth: All persons are accounted for. Fire involving Leisure Centre, 4BAs 3jets in use crews have gained access to plant room

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