Copied from the 'Drought Effect' thread for reference:
The UK Forest Fire Season
Posted 26 March 2012 - 19:06
In north Wales, crews went to Dolgarrog Road, Conwy, as well as at Pwllheli and Barmouth in Gwynedd.
Meanwhile in the south, crews attended at Clyne Woods, Swansea and at Barrack Hill, Newport as well as a fire behind properties in Neath.
It follows a weekend where crews from the South Wales Fire Service received 100 calls to similar incidents.
On the weekend, fires were also tackled at Bangor Mountain and Porthmadog in Gwynedd, and on Van mountain in Llanidloes, Powys.
Posted 28 March 2012 - 11:22
Posted 28 March 2012 - 14:40
Yes last night it was very obvious from the red glow on the hills above Bethesda, still lots of smoke around there today.
Posted 28 March 2012 - 15:19
Posted 28 March 2012 - 17:01
Ben, looked like the whole valley was full of smoke when I drove home. News reports of a large fire near Amlwch too.
Posted 29 March 2012 - 07:37