Firefighters battle moorland fire as wind spreads flames

"The Roaches are effectively closed" say Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service as they warn people to keep away from the flames spreading across an area of the Peak District.

This drone footage shows the fire at the end of last week when it first broke out.

Firefighters from Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire have been on site at Upper Hulme, Staffordshire, since last Thursday but the wind has caused the flames to spread - 219 acres are now affected.

They say the area is likely to remain closed off for several days.

A number of homes have been evacuated.