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Llanarthne timber and tyre fire burns throughout the night

  • 11-6-2015

A large timber and tyre fire has burned throughout the night in Carmarthenshire.

Crews from Tumble and Llandeilo were first called to the blaze on a farm in Maesybont, Llanarthne, at 20:40 GMT on Thursday.

A "Cold Cut Cobra" ultra-high pressure water jet, which is on trial with Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, was used to tackle the blaze.

The fire reignited and crews were still at the scene on Friday morning.

An environmental protection unit was also sent to reduce the risk of pollution.

The "Cold Cut Cobra" was originally developed in Sweden to cut concrete but has since been found to be effective in firefighting.

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