Update 6.00pm - Gorse fire in Rhewl near Llangollen

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Gorse fire in Rhewl near Llangollen – update 6.00pm

Appliances from Ruthin, Johnstown, Wrexham, Rhyl, Bala and Buckley, narrow access vehicles from Llanrwst, Llangollen and Denbigh, two wild fire vehicles from Abergele and one from Corwen are in attendance at a fire in Rhewl, Llangollen.

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service received a call at 1.13pm today (Tuesday 1st June) reporting the fire.

Firefighters are currently using beaters and hose reels at the incident which currently involves gorse, undergrowth and forestry.

 

Fire crews are working with colleagues from Natural Resources Wales, Denbighshire Wardens from Denbighshire County Council, North Wales Police and the 4 x 4 volunteer group to bring the incident under control.

 

A helicopter will be attending the incident shortly and will be carrying water from the Llandegla reservoir to help extinguish the fire.

 

Please avoid this area whilst crews are dealing with the incident – if you are out walking do not walk through the smoke.

 

If you can smell smoke please close your windows and doors.

 

 

 

 

 

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