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Firefighters tackle wood blaze in Newport

Firefighters are tackling a blaze in around a hundred tons of wood in Newport.

They were called out to a building site at Llanwern shortly after nine last night.

There are no reports of any injuries.


Firefighters called to help deal with flooding incidents

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service have sent firefighters to several flooding incidents to help deal with the bad weather.

Firefighters are currently in attendance in the Cathays area of Cardiff and Mill Parade and Commercial Road in Newport.

Deliberate tyre fire in Ystrad Mynach extinguished

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says that a tyre fire in Ystrad Mynach has now been extinguished - and that firefighters believe it was deliberately started.

Smoke from fire causes Police to close carriageway

Large amounts of smoke can be seen coming from Dyffryn Business Park. Credit: Viewer's Picture / Stephen Meades

The large amount of smoke caused by a fire in Dyffryn Business Park has caused Police to close the northbound carriageway between Caerphilly and Ystrad Mynach.

People who live near the area are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed as fire crews try to tackle the blaze.


Fire crews called to large tyre fire in Ystrad Mynach

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service has been called to a large fire at Dyffryn Business Park in Ystrad Mynach.

The fire involving tyres is creating large amounts of smoke in the area, causing Police to close the northbound carriageway from Caerphilly to Ystrad Mynach.

Fire crews dealing with three homes flooded in Trelewis

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service are currently dealing with three homes that are flooded in Bontnewydd Terrace in Trelewis.

Fire crews are currently pumping water and have requested sandbags from the local authority.

Llandow business park fire finally extinguished

Several fire crews were deployed when the blaze originally broke out

The fire burning at the Vale Business Park in Llandow is now out.

It began on November 26. A spokesperson for South Wales Fire & Rescue Service says efforts to tackle the blaze were hampered by the construction of the building - a former aircraft hangar built to withstand bombardment.

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