A 48 year old woman is being questioned by police in connection with a fire on moorland in West Yorkshire.

Around 50 firefighters were called to Ilkley Moor to tackle the blaze - the second at the beauty spot within a month.

Hangingstone Road was closed in both directions to allow emergency services to deal with the incident.

Ten appliances remain at the scene as damping down continues.

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The Control room received over 65 emergency calls about blaze and they were advising the public to stay away from the area.

The public is advised to avoid the area to allow firefighters to tackle the fire.

West Yorkshire Fire spokesperson

The last fire which happened over Easter weekend saw huge swathes of the moorland destroyed.

At its height around 100 firefighters tackled the blaze with help from neighbouring fire services and search and rescue volunteers.