Arsonists Blamed For More Than 400 Wild Fires

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service (SWFRS) have said they believe a series of wild fires in a 12-hour period were all started deliberately.

SWFRS crews dealt with 49 grass fires on Wednesday, receiving some 500 calls and deploying 73 fire engines to different sites.

It is believed that arsonists have started more than 400 fires in south Wales between 01-14 April, they added.

An investigation into the fires is underway and anyone with any information is asked to contact police.


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