In Pictures: Dramatic scenes as fire rages on moor

PA

Fire crews have been working in "tremendously difficult conditions" as they battle a huge blaze on Saddleworth Moor that police have declared a "major incident".

Fire on Saddleworth Moor
Fire on Saddleworth Moor
Saddleworth Moor fires
Saddleworth Moor fires
Firefighters battling the blaze at Tintwistle
Firefighters battling the blaze at Tintwistle
Heatwave fire on the moors
Heatwave fire on the moors
To view this content, you'll need to update your privacy settings.
Please click here to do so.
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire

Air support @DerbyshireFRS this morning bombing hotspots. Excellent coordination across all partners pic.twitter.com/rgnHJfkzPP

-- CFO Terry McDermott (@terry103mc) June 28, 2018

Saddleworth Moor fire
Saddleworth Moor fire

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-72310761-1', 'auto', {'name': 'pacontentapi'}); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'referrer', location.origin); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension1', 'By Press Association'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension2', '4e0512a6-41db-4899-9966-5eb8e87fbb25'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension3', 'paservice:news,paservice:news:uk'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension6', 'story-enriched'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension7', 'composite'); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension8', null); ga('pacontentapi.set', 'dimension9', null); ga('pacontentapi.send', 'pageview', { 'location': location.href, 'page': (location.pathname + location.search + location.hash), 'title': 'In Pictures: Dramatic scenes as fire rages on moor'});