Wildfire Burns in Wales During UK Heat Wave

Fire crews in Maesteg, in southern Wales, worked to contain a wildfire on Tuesday, July 19.

While the high temperature in Maesteg on Tuesday was about 25 degrees Celsius (78 Fahrenheit), other parts of the United Kingdom experienced record-setting heat of over 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday, the Met Office said.

This video posted by the Maesteg Fire and Rescue Station shows a smoldering landscape in the area on Tuesday. Credit: Maesteg Fire and Rescue Station via Storyful

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