South West Wales

Poppit Sands grass fire tackled by crews near Cardigan

Poppit Sands grass fire - courtesy @CardiganBay
Image caption The fire broke out in gorse near the beach

A large grass fire near a popular Pembrokeshire beach has been tackled by crews from three fire stations.

The blaze at Poppit Sands covered an area of about seven and a half acres across sands, gorse and dunes in the bay near Cardigan.

Crews from Cardigan, Crymych and Newcastle Emlyn attended the fire which was reported at 10:14 BST.

Mid and West Wales Fire Service said there was no danger to properties and the fire was put out at 12:20 BST.

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