Fire near to Dovestone Reservoir, Oldham

6am update: Firefighters have been working overnight to tackle a fire which broke out near to Dovestone Reservoir.

At approximately 11pm on Monday, 11th July, firefighters were called to reports of a fire on Bank Lane, in Greenfield, Oldham.

Ten fire engines from stations across Greater Manchester quickly arrived at the scene.

Fire at Dovestone Reservoir

The fire is in a woodland area and involves four large seats of fire.

Firefighters are using hose reels and lighting to bring the fire under control. Fire crews remain in attendance at this time dampening down the area.

A fire investigation team is also working to establish the cause of the fire.

12/07/2022 06:05 AM