Helicopter requested to tackle Cwmrheidol grass fire

By Dylan Davies   |   News editor   |
Tuesday 19th July 2022 4:35 pm
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Cwmrheidol grass fire
A helicopter has been requested to dampen the land (Keiran Daniels )

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FIRE crews are tackling a grass fire in Cwmrheidol near Aberystwyth.

Emergency services were first called to the scene east of Aberystwyth at around 3pm on Monday and are still in attendance.

A helicopter has been requested to dampen down the land due to its location.

Cwmrheidol grass fire
Grass fire in Cwmrheidol (Kerian Daniels )

A Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are currently in attendance of a grass fire in Cwmrheidiol, Aberystwyth.

Joint Fire Control received the first call at 15:02hrs on Tuesday 18th July 2022 and crews from Aberystwyth were deployed.  A helicopter was requested to help dampen down, due to location.

This incident is ongoing.”

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