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More Pictures Of Uppermill Fire

The fire caught hold again during the afternoon. (picture: GPSJ News)

Here are some more images of the fire which broke out above Uppermill overnight. Firefighters had been at the scene damping the blaze down for several hours when it flared up again at about lunchtime.

One square mile of moorland around Ladcastle Road and Den Lane was affected, and at the height of the blaze a total of six fire engines were at the scene.

Thankfully some rain arrived in the late afternoon and early evening to help the firefighters out. Nobody was injured, but some cats from the nearby kennels had a dramatic escape!

You can read all about what happened in an earlier article from Saddleworth News here.

These photos were taken by GPSJ News.

Firemen damp down the blaze. (picture: GPSJ News)

Fire engines near the scene on Ladcastle Road. (picture: GPSJ News)

A fireman with a charred golf ball. (picture: GPSJ News)

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