A major conference has been held to agree a new approach on tackling the vast number of grassland fires that have threatened communities right across Wales.
Since the beginning of the month fire fighters have dealt with 1,200 fires that were deliberately started. Crimestoppers are offering up to £5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those behind the incidents. Richard Morgan reports.
The total number of grass fires dealt with by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service are up by nearly 200% on last year, new figures show.
More than 100 blazes across Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil have been reported to police since the beginning of March.
People starting grass fires should be locked-up Wales' Public Services Minister will be told later today