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Tributes paid to those killed in Llangammarch Wells fire

Flowers have already been laid near the property.

The Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns is among those who have paid tribute to those who have died in a fire in Llangammarch Wells earlier today.

I am shocked by this incredibly sad news and my heart goes out to the family and friends of those involved in such a terrible incident.

I commend the bravery of the emergency services and the specialist teams as they diligently seek to establish the cause of this tragic incident.

My office are in touch with Dyfed Powys police and have offered to support where possible.

– Alun Cairns, Secretary of State for Wales

Chris Davies, MP for Brecon and Radnorshire has also paid his respects.

I am absolutely devastated at today's news that there was an overnight fire in Llangammarch Wells, which has claimed the lives of a father and his young children.

As a father to two young girls, this news has shocked me to the core. My thoughts are with the family and local community at this terrible time.

Our local emergency services were on the scene swiftly and have worked hard to put out the fire and identify who has been hurt. I will be keeping in close contact with the emergency services over the next 48 hours.

– Chris Davies MP, Brecon and Radnorshire

Fire crews tackle Port Talbot mountain fire

Fire crews were called to a large fire on Pentyla Mountain in Port Talbot

The Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service remained at the scene until late on Thursday.

The fire has since been extinguished.

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Dramatic images taken as Wattsville fire spreads

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says the fire in the Sirhowy Valley has devastated 300 hectares of forest and grassland.

Scores of firefighters have been tackling the blaze at Wattsville which will be left to burn until later this morning when the area can be assessed from the air.

At one stage it threatened nearby homes.

It is thought to have been started deliberately. People can call 101 if they saw saw something suspicious.

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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.'

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