Moorland Fire in Ramsbottom

Date: 22/04/2021

Time: 15:00:00

Address: Off Bamford Road, Ramsbottom

Incident Number: 2104009269

At 15:00 on 22nd April, six fire engines from Haslingden, Darwen, Hyndburn, Leyland and Bacup, and a command unit from Blackburn, attended a moorland fire off Bamford Road, Ramsbottom. Two crews from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service also attended. Firefighters used powered blowers, beaters and Hagland equipment to combat the fire and are proceeding to dampen down the affected area. No injuries have been reported. An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway. Crews were in attendance for approximately four and a half hours.