Fire crews tackle large moorland blaze near Blacko

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image captionFirefighters have been using beaters and mist packs to put out the fire

Firefighters are tackling a large fire on moorland in Lancashire.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) said the blaze on moorland near Gisburn Road, Blacko, had been reported shortly after 12:00 GMT.

LFRS said six crews were using beaters and mist packs on the fire, which covered about 2,150 sq ft (200 sq m).

A spokesman added that the cause of the blaze, which was situated about 2,600ft (800m) from the nearest track, was yet to be established.

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