Crews battling another large moor fire on Rivington Pike

Another large fire has broken out on Winter Hill in Lancashire.

Crews from Lancashire and Greater Manchester were called to fight the blaze, which Lancashire Fire say is being spread by the windy conditions.

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Crews confident that Winter Hill moor fire is under control

Drone footage shows the damage to Winter Hill near Bolton Credit: Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters who have been tackling a huge fire on moorland near Bolton say they're confident it is under control.

Around three square miles of Winter Hill has been scorched, since dry grassland was deliberately set alight over a week ago.

Walkers have been warned to stay away from the area while up to 20 crews from all over the country work to stop any further spread.

Steve Morgan from Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service:

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