Posted: Tue 17th Nov 2020

Updated: Tue 17th Nov

“One tonne of used tyres” on fire in woodland area near Rhos for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Tuesday, Nov 17th, 2020

Updated: Crews from Wrexham, Chirk and Llangollen are in attendance at a fire in the open at Llwyneinion, Rhosllanerchrugog.

The incident involves 1 tonne of used tyres on fire in a woodland area.

The fire is under control and firefighters are in the process of damping down.

We are appealing for people to keep away due to smoke in the area, and asking properties in the immediate vicinity to close windows and doors.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Wrexham Council have said, “We are aware of the fire in the area which the fire service reports is under control. People are advised to stay away from the area and properties in the immediate vicinity are asked to keep their doors and windows closed.”

Original article below: Firefighters have been called to a blaze near the Rhosllanerchrugog area.

Two North Wales Fire and Rescue Service crews have been in attendance at the incident near Llwyneinion since 9:46am.

A fire service spokesperson confirmed that firefighters are dealing with a “fire in the open” near Rhos.

Residents are being urged to avoid the area while fire crews deal with the blaze.

More information when we have it.

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