North West Wales

Crews tackle dozens of grass fires around Wales

Firefighters have tackled grass fires across Wales, including one affecting an 85 acre mountainside in Gwynedd.

Eight fire crews were sent to the scene at Tal y Waen mountain, Dolgellau.

North Wales fire service was called at about 13:30 BST on Tuesday.

Elsewhere, crews dealt with a number of grass fires, including in Rhondda, Maesteg, Rhymney, Cwmbran and on Mynydd Pencarreg, Carmarthenshire.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service said it had been called to 71 deliberate grass fires over Easter Sunday and Monday.

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