Wildfire in Rochdale

Date: 05/04/2019

Time: 15:50:00

Address: Cowm Park Way North, Whitworth, Rochdale

Incident Number: 1904001450

Six fire engines from Bacup, Rawtenstall and Manchester, the wildfire burn team from Bacup and a number of specialist vehicles attended a wildfire at Cowm Park Way North, Whitworth, Rochdale.  An area of approximately 9 hectares of moorland was affected and the wildfire burn team created fire breaks and carried out controlled burning, supported by firefighters using beaters, to extinguish the fire.