North East Wales

Crews put out large mountain fire above Llangollen

Panorama Walk near Llangollen Image copyright Geograph/Espresso Addict

Two hectares of heather have been burned in a large mountain fire in Denbighshire.

The blaze broke out on Wednesday evening but North Wales Fire Service confirmed the fire near Llangollen was extinguished by around 22:00 GMT.

The area, which is a Site of Special Scientific interest, is along Panorama Walk below the Eglwyseg escarpment, above Llangollen.

Crews from Llangollen, Wrexham, Buckley and Chirk helped extinguish the fire.

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