News from Fachwen
Firefighters say investigations into a 300 acre hillside blaze in Snowdonia now suggest it probably started in a garden bonfire. The fire destroyed an area more than twice the size of Cardiff's Bute Park on land above Fachwen, near Llanberis, in Gwynedd.
“We noticed a lot of smoke at 4pm and went up to Fachwen where it was well alight,” he said. “We helped the fire brigade to put it out. “We asked one of the lads how did it start. He said a resident had made a garden fire and it went out of control and ...
Fire crews were called to the 300-acre blaze at Fachwen, near Deiniolen, at about 3.50pm on Wednesday. Teams from Bangor, Caernarfon and Llanberis arrived on scene and used two hose reels, one main jet and 20 beaters to fight the blaze. The fire had ...
Fire chiefs said yesterday's incident happened outside the controlled burning season, which ended at the end of March, and said they were not notified about it. The huge blaze on moorland in Fachwen near Deiniolen started at about 3pm and spread until ...
Firefighters in north Wales say landowners must stick to rules on clearing gorse and bracken, after a fire spread across 300 acres. Five fire engines and 20 beaters had to be deployed to slopes above the village of Fachwen near Llanberis, Gwynedd, on ...
Fire crews were called to the 300-acre blaze at Fachwen, near Deiniolen, at about 3.50pm on Wednesday. Teams from Bangor, Caernarfon and Llanberis arrived on scene and used two hose reels, one main jet and 20 beaters to fight the blaze. The fire had ...
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Friday, 09 of December
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