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Winter Hill fire declared a major incident

The lines of fire can be clearly seen from the M61 motorway near Bolton Pic: Chris Hough The pall of smoke as seen from Grimsargh coming from Winter Hill fire Pic: Stephen Melling Moorland burning on Winter Hill ‘could burn for days’ and has been declared as […]

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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 […]

1 year ago
Winter Hill fire reignites and is in multiple locations

Two distinct plumes of smoke can be seen coming from Rivington on Friday afternoon Pic: Stephen Melling Two distinct plumes of smoke can be seen coming from Rivington on Friday afternoon Pic: Stephen Melling Firefighters are continuing to battle multiple fires on Winter Hill. Crews from Preston, […]

1 year ago
Winter Hill fire ‘not out yet’ as firefighters work through the night

Firefighters in action, taken by Lytham Fire Station in the early hours of Friday morning Firefighters in action, taken by Lytham Fire Station in the early hours of Friday morning Around 80 firefighters remain working on containing the Winter Hill moorland fire which started on […]

1 year ago
Advertisement Advertisement 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 […]

1 year 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 […]

1 year ago
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 […]

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