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Man jailed for arson attack on Aberfan chapel

Daniel Brown of Merthyr Vale pleaded guilty to arson and endangering life following the fire that gutted a chapel at Aberfan.

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Man arrested in connection with Aberfan chapel fire

A 27-year-old man from Merthyr Tydfil has been arrested in connection with a fire at the historic Aberfan chapel.

A man has been arrested in connected with a fire at the historic chapel. Credit: Phillip Bunce

Fire crews were called to the building in the early hours of Saturday morning where investigations found that the fire was started deliberately.

The fire was extinguished by South wales Fire and Rescue Services but much of the building was destroyed.

Much of the building was destroyed by the fire. Credit: Phillip Bunce

Anyone with any information concerning the incident is urged to contact South Wales Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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