Large grass fire breaks out in Sirhowy Valley

Fire crews are currently tackling a large grass fire that's spread to 250 hectares of land in Wattsville. Firefighters across the south Wales valleys spent much of today tackling grass fires around the region.

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Wattsville fire spread to 250 hectares

A large grass fire involving 250 hectares of land has broken out in the Sirhowy Valley.

Credit: Simon Latham

Emergency services have closed the main road into Wattsville.

Crews say eleven appliances are in attendance.

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