UPDATE: Firefighters tackle grass fires in Blaenau Gwent

Firefighters tackle Swffryd grass fire

Firefighters tackle Swffryd grass fire

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UPDATE: 5.46pm

A SMALL GRASSFIRE broke out on a mountain close to Attlee Avenue in the Rose Heyworth area of Abertillery. A crew from Abertillery tackled the blaze just after 3pm this afternoon.

A spokesman from the service said the fire has now been extinguished and that the crew has left the area.

UPDATE: 4.45pm

The Abertillery fire is near Lewis Street where around three hectares of grassland is on fire. Crews are using a hose reel and beaters.

UPDATE: 3.13pm

TWO fire engines are tackling a grass fire in near homes in Swffryd this afternoon.

Crews from Abertillery and Abercarn are at the scene.

Firefighters are also tackling a grass fire in Abertillery.

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