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Fire crews tackle blaze in Neath

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Around forty firefighters tackled a blaze in Neath yesterday evening. It broke out in Lombard Street at around 5.30pm.

A number of homes were evacuated but there are no reports of casualties. It took over four hours to put the fire out.

Neath AM Jeremy Miles offered his help to those affected.

40 firefighters tackle blaze in Newport city centre

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Around forty firefighters were battling a large fire in the centre of Newport.

It broke out just after 3am in a three storey building on Upper Dock Street being used for offices. South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says the first and second floors have been destroyed.

There are no reports of any casualties.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says the fire is ongoing, but the operation has been scaled back and roads have since reopened.


Around 30 firefighters tackle blaze in Newport

The fire broke out in Caerleon Rd in St Julians. Credit: Google Maps

Crews withdraw after battling large Treorchy fire

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South Wales Fire and Rescue have been forced to withdraw from a large mountain grass fire in Rhondda Cynon Taff because of high winds.

Crews were battling the 166 hectare fire near Treorchy.

A wildfire officer remains at the scene and is monitoring the situation.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service received over 350 calls reporting to mountain and grass fires between midday and midnight on Saturday.

They received another 24 reports of grass fires overnight on Sunday.

Households evacuated as firefighters tackle blaze at Valleys garage

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service says around 25 households have been evacuated as officers tackle a fire at a garage in Abertillery.

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They were called out to the commercial premises in Bournville Road at around 03.30am. The single storey build was well alight.

Police have advised residents nearby to leave their homes because there are four gas cylinders involved. Those evacuated have either gone to their families or to Abertilliery Leisure Centre.

Firefighters say oil and diesel which had been leaking has been contained. There are no reports of injuries.

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