Wild fire tears through moorland

WILD fire ravaged vast swathes of moorland near Todmorden overnight.

Six foot flames tore through 50 hectares of Walsden Moor, off Birch Lane.

Todmorden firefighters were called to the scene at around 7.20pm last night where they remained for nearly 14 hours.

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