Saddleworth Moor Fire Breaks Out After Unseasonably Warm Weather

Fires broke out on Saddleworth Moor, West Yorkshire, after the hottest winter day on record. Temperatures hit 21.2 degrees celsius in Kew Gardens, south-west London. The West Yorkshire fire and rescue service said it had up to 40 firefighters fighting the blaze on Tuesday night as an area of around 1.5 square kilometres was burning.

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