Solicitors acting for Majid Rehman say they will launch an appeal against the prison sentence given to him today. They describe the 15-year sentence as 'off the Richter scale.'
Whilst it was accepted that a custodial sentence was inevitable upon conviction the sentenced passed today is off the Richter scale and we will launch an appeal.
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Organisers say there will be increased security at the Urdd National Eisteddfod, which began in Bridgend today.
Any remaining heavy or thundery showers will clear eastwards this evening.
Over 70 firefighters are currently tackling the fire, which is now confirmed to be at a scrap yard.