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300 racing pigeons die in 'arson' attack on loft in Treherbert

  • 1-30-2013

Firefighters believe a blaze that killed hundreds of racing pigeons in Rhondda was started deliberately.

The coop was "well alight" when they arrived at the scene in Blaencwm, Treherbert, shortly after 05:00 GMT on Wednesday.

Around 300 birds were trapped inside the 10m by 6m building.

Fire and Rescue crews from Treorchy and Tonypandy used thermal imaging cameras to tackle the blaze. The cause is being investigated.

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