(CNN) – Firefighters have contained a blaze that erupted on moorland in West Yorkshire in northern England, one of the three wildfires that broke out across the United Kingdom as temperatures hit record seasonal highs.
@BBCLookNorth devastating for the moors and it’s wildlife! Hope it’s soon out, this part of the moor is only just recovering from the last major fire! Massive well done to all the emergency services working hard to try and get this under control @wyfrs pic.twitter.com/AJljnhb7Pw
— Clive Pearson (@pearsonfunerals) February 26, 2019
@BBCRadioManc Huge moorland fire above saddleworth@@SaddleworthFm pic.twitter.com/MXdLONVH7M
— Chris Kearns (@chriskearns12) February 26, 2019
Warmest winter day recorded
Saddleworth Moors on fire again tonight. I've managed to capture some footage on the drone.#Saddleworth #moors #fire @Examiner @MENnewsdesk @itvcalendar @itvnew @BBCLookNorth pic.twitter.com/Tqsxa8tAhS
— Kyle Bottomley (@gamer_Kyle_b_92) February 27, 2019