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Grass fires cost South Wales Fire Service £850,000 so far this year

Fighting grass fires has cost the south Wales service around £850,000 so far this year and they say at least 90% of those fires were started deliberately.

This week is one of the busiest of the year and over the weekend BBC Wales Today was given behind the scenes access to fire crews at Tonypandy station, in Rhondda Cynon Taf, to see what impact it is having on resources.

Paul Heaney reports.

  • 14 Apr 2014
  • From the section Wales
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