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Homes Evacuated as Stalybridge Moorland Fire Spreads

2018-06-27 07:28
Firefighters evacuated more than 30 homes in Carrbrook, in the Stalybridge area of Greater Manchester, as a wildfire burning on Saddleworth Moor spread further in the evening of Tuesday, June 26. The BBC reported that the fire near Buckton Vale first broke out on Sunday evening but reignited on Monday and expanded in size on Tuesday due to high winds. Sean Quarmby captured footage of the wildfire burning near Carrbrook Reservoir. Credit: Sean Quarmby via Storyful