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Beulah bungalow explosion 'could be due to gas leak'

A gas leak could be behind an explosion that demolished a bungalow near the village of Beulah in West Wales on Saturday evening, according to Mid & West Wales Fire service.

An investigation is continuing into the cause of the blast, which reduced the property to little more than rubble.

Firefighters scoured the remains for survivors when they arrived on the scene after the explosion.

The family who own the property were reportedly on holiday on the Greek island of Crete when they were traced by police and informed of the incident.

The bungalow in the village of Beulah has been reduced to rubble
Fire crews used a thermal imaging camera and rescue dogs to confirm that nobody was inside
An investigation into the cause of the explosion is continuing

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Swansea grass fire covered 'roughly 70 football fields'

A grass fire that broke out in Swansea yesterday evening covered 30-35 hectares - the equivalent of 70 football pitches.

Gwyn Lewis, station manager at Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, told ITV Cymru Wales fire crews received 160 alerts for the same incident - the first at 8.20pm.

Welsh firefighters have dealt with more than 250 grassland fires over the last week, with incidents from Anglesey to the South Wales valleys.

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