FIREFIGHTERS have returned to a mountain blaze near Llangollen that is ragining on seven days after it first started.

North Wales Fire and Rescue have been attending a blaze on a mountainside in Llantysilio since 2.20pm on Thursday, July 19.

A spokesman told the Leader yesterday evening that the fire has "re-flared" and more crews are now in attendance.

They said: "Crews have been tackling the fire since last week using dampening methods.

"It was not completely extinguished from last week but at around 4pm today the fire sparked up again.

"Four fire engines are in attendance an three off-roader vehicles.

"The incident is still ongoing."

North Wales Fire and Rescue Service said: "The fire re-flared yesterday evening.

"One fire crew and three off-road vehicles are currently in attendance and are likely to be there all day.

"We have been attending to the fire since last Friday."

The cause of the fire is still unknown.