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Police warn public to stay away from Winter Hill fire

Firefighters beating the peat to try and put out the blaze Pic: Benjamin Wareing/Blog Preston Firefighters beating the peat to try and put out the blaze Pic: Benjamin Wareing/Blog Preston ‘Fire tourists’ are being urged to keep back from the Winter Hill moorland fire. Still […]

3 years ago
Watch what firefighters have faced on Winter Hill

The flames can be seen leaping high in the night sky The flames can be seen leaping high in the night sky New footage shows the challenge faced over the last 24 hours by firefighters up in Winter Hill. Taken by […]

3 years ago
Winter Hill fire ‘contained by nightfall’ say firefighters as they continue moorland battle

Firefighters isolating one area of the fire on Rivington Firefighters on the moors at Rivington Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Fire crews say they want to contain the Winter Hill fire ‘by nightfall’ on Thursday. Plumes of smoke […]

3 years ago
Winter Hill fire aerial pictures show what firefighters face at Rivington

Another aerial view showijng the scale of the fire Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service The flames are clearly visible on Rivington moorland Pic: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service These pictures show the wall of smoke and flames facing firefighters on Winter Hill. 60 firefighters […]

3 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Winter Hill moorland fire plumes of smoke seen from Preston

Winter Hill as viewed from Preston, smoke can be seen from the city Pic: Stephen Melling Winter Hill as viewed from Preston, smoke can be seen from the city Pic: Stephen Melling Dozens of firefighters are being deployed to a grassland fire at Winter Hill. Plumes […]

3 years ago
Malcolm Tranter At The Preston Historical Society

A full house of members and guests, at the Preston Historical Society meeting of Monday 4th February, were treated to a very interesting and intriguing insight into the life of […]

8 years ago
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