Large moorland fire at Ladybower reservoir
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Park ranger hurt in Ladybower Reservoir 'barbecue' blaze

A park ranger has been taken to hospital after an "extensive" fire on moorland in the Peak District.

The blaze near Ladybower Reservoir on Monday afternoon was started by a disposable barbecue, a spokesman for the site said.

At its height 50 firefighters tackled the blaze and crews are continuing to dampen down.

A park ranger was injured when a 4x4 vehicle overturned but is not thought to have life threatening injuries.

  • 10 May 2016
  • From the section Derby