INCIDENT | Gelli Wildfire 29/05/23

At approximately 1:34pm on Monday 29 May 2023, we received reports of a wildfire in Gelli, Pentre. 


Multiple crews have attended the scene of the wildfire alongside partner agencies. 


Specialist equipment, including fire beaters, a helicopter, National Resource Wales excavator and forestry hose have been utilised.


Firefighters created fire breaks to help manage and prevent the fire from spreading further. 


A stop message was received at approximately 12:12pm on Wednesday 31 May 2023.  


We will continue to monitor the scene as a safety precaution. 


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