Authorities set new approach to tackling spate of grass fires

A new approach on tackling the vast number of grassland fires that have threatened communities right across Wales has been set at a conference in Cardiff. Since the beginning of the month firefighters have dealt with 1,200 fires that were deliberately started.

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'These are serious crimes': Police to pursue grass fire arsonists

A "warning shot" has been fired by South Wales Police Deputy Chief Constable Matt Jukes to those intent on causing grass fires across the region.

He told ITV News that he promises to take "robust action wherever possible" on those caught setting their communities alight.

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