Firefighters tackle large tyre blaze on Flintshire farm

More than 30 firefighters were scrambled after a large blaze broke out on a farm in Flintshire.

Fire crews from Flint, Wrexham, Mold, Deeside, Holywell and Rhyl were called to tackle a fire at a farm in Allt Goch Lane, Flint Mountain, near Northop on Wednesday evening (27 May).

Hundreds of tyres covering a silage pit caught fire at Bryn Mawr Farm. Residents three miles away reported seeing thick black smoke billowing from the farm.

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North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said an incident command unit, a foam carrier and Natural Resources Wales officials were called to assist.

No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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