Unclear how Borth bog blaze started

Firefighters from Aberystwyth have extinguished a bogland fire at Borth, near Aberystwyth. It's still unclear how the blaze began this morning.

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Cause of bog fire near Aberystwyth still unknown

The cause of a peat bog fire in Borth, near Aberystwyth, is still unclear.

Fire crews were called to the blaze in the area at 5.20am.

According to Dr Christian Dunn from Bangor University peat burns well because it's made of rotting plants.

He added that it is unusual to see such a fire at this time of year.

Our reporter Kevin Ashford sent this report:

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