Firefighters still battling hot spots on Winter Hill

Fire crews are still working hard  to extinguish hot spots
Fire crews are still working hard to extinguish hot spots
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Firefighters are still battling hot spots on Winter Hill to prevent any fire from spreading.

Nine engines are at the site today with Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service staff working in the 24 degree heat.

New grass growing on Winter Hill

New grass growing on Winter Hill

Already new grass is sprouting in some areas which had been on fire.

Meanwhile, with more good weather to come in the next few days, volunteers at Bolton Mountain Rescue Team have created a map showing the area which walkers, cyclists and others are being urged to steer clear of.

Map showing the area the public is advised to steer clear of

Map showing the area the public is advised to steer clear of