Firefighters battle to contain moorland blaze at Winter Hill in Rivington
Firefighters are battling to contain a moorland blaze on the outskirts of Chorley.
The fire at Winter Hill in Rivington is spanning about three hectares, according to one fire crew member.
In a Twitter post just before 9pm today Shaun Walton of Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Fire crews currently extinguishing wildfire on Winter Hill, Rivington approx three hectares in size.
“Specialist wildfire equipment being used to suppress it.”