Firefighters tackle a blaze at Machen
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Crews tackle huge mountainside grass fire in Machen

Firefighters have continued to tackle blazes that have ravaged the south Wales countryside.

Crews have dealt with 623 deliberately-set grass fires since April 1.

On Monday, there was a huge blaze in Machen, Caerphilly, which spread across 150 hectares (370 acres) of grass and bracken.

Nick Palit reports.

  • 20 Apr 2015
  • From the section Wales
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