Wildfire in Foulridge

Date: 20/04/2019

Time: 16:39:00

Address: Noya View Hill, Foulridge

Incident Number: 1904008323

At 16:39 crews were called to reports of a wildfire on Noya View Hill, Foulridge.

There are currently 10 fire engines in attendance from Barnoldswick, Burnley, Hyndburn, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bamber Bridge, Colne and Manchester as well as the wildfire specialist teams.

UPDATE 18:45 The fire covered three hectares and firefighters used two air blowers, six aqua pacs and multiple beaters. The fire is surrounded and crews are managing hot spots.

UPDATE 20:07 majority of fire engines have been released from incident. Three remaining fire engines using blowers and aqua pacs to check hot spots and remaining smouldering areas