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Large Moorland Fire At Fylingdales

fylingdales fire

8:28pm 15th April 2017
(Updated 9:22pm 15th April 2017)

Approximately 20 acres of moorland are on fire on Fylingdales Moor.

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say that ten fire appliances are currently on the scene tackling the fire from various areas.

Northern Tank Services have posted pictures on Twitter.

The fire is about one mile south of the Flask Inn and was reported at around 5:30 on Saturday evening. Its not thought that there is any danger to property at present.

The Fire and Rescue service say that the fire is an ongoing incident but that due to darkness some units are being withdrawn.

Seven appliances remained on the scene at 9pm on Saturday in an attempt to surround the blaze.


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