Lancashire Fire Service have reassured residents that smoke or fire engines in the vicinity are part of a ‘controlled burn’ taking place on Longridge Fell.Advertisement
A Twitter post from @LancashireFRS tells any observers ‘don’t worry!’ at 1:30pm this afternoon.
Smoke from the fell may come a matter of concern for any residents after a fire broke out in May last year, resulting in Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service battling the blaze.
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However it will be a relief to Longridge residents knowing the fire service are carrying out an exercise and have the blaze under control this year.
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