Manchester

Fire hits moorland above homes in Stalybridge

Media playback is unsupported on your device
Media captionA large fire breaks out on moors above Stalybridge, Greater Manchester

Firefighters have tackled a large fire overnight on moorland above homes in Greater Manchester.

They were called out to Carrbrook, Stalybridge, on Sunday evening as fire spread above the town.

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service's (GMFRS) Phil Nelson said the fire "looked very dramatic" when they arrived but it was soon under control.

There were no reports of any injuries. GMFRS said it does not know what caused the fire.

Image copyright Stalybridge Town
Image caption The blaze "looked very dramatic" when firefighters arrived
Image copyright Stalybridge Town
Image caption There were no reports of any injuries
Image copyright Rebecca Gould
Image caption The fire broke out on Sunday evening

More on this story

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites