Shocking photos show the extent of second wildfire in the north of England



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A second fire has been declared a major incident in the north of England, just days after an “apocalyptic” fire raged a week on Saddleworth Moor, near Manchester. 

The blaze at Winter Hill, near Bolton, has been burning for five days and reports say up to 100 firefighters from across the country have been called in to deal with the fire. 

Firefighters tackle a wildfire on Winter Hill near Bolton.

Firefighters tackle a wildfire on Winter Hill near Bolton.

Image: Danny Lawson/PA Images via Getty Images

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) declared a major incident on Sunday morning after the Winter Hill wildfire merged with a separate hillside fire to the northwest of Bolton due to strong winds.  Read more…

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