Around 100 scrap cars and cylinders were involved in the "accidental" large fire at an Ammanford scarp yard.

Crews from Amman Valley, Llandeilo, Tumble, Pontardawe, Ammanford and Pontarddulais attended a fire at a scrap yard fire in Station Road, Ammanford on Tuesday, April 30 at around 3pm.

A spokesperson for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: “Approximately 100 scrap cars and cylinders were fully involved in the fire and extinguished by firefighters using two ground monitors, two main jets, a high volume pump and water bowsers form Tumble and Kenfig Hill.

A JCB will utilised to turn over material, which allowed crews to access seas of fire, whilst a drone was utilised to monitor the smoke plume.

“The cause of the fire was accidental.”

A spokesperson for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "During the afternoon of Tuesday, April 30, police attended to a report of a large fire at Ammanford Metal Recycling Scrap Yard at Shands Road, Ammanford.

"Officers quickly set up cordons and removed all workers and members of the public to safe locations ensuring no one was injured.”

The fire service left the incident at 11.33pm on April 30 and returned to the scene at 6am on May 1 to extinguish a reignition.

The incident was declared closed at 10.40am.