A mountain blaze in Halkyn was accidental, fire chiefs have confirmed.

North Wales Fire and Rescue received a call at 8.30pm on Tuesday reporting a fire on Halkyn Mountain, near Holywell.

One fire crew from Flint was sent to extinguish the flames, which affected about 60 square metres of grass and gorse.

A spokesman for the fire and rescue service has now confirmed the cause of the blaze was accidental.

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