Firefighters dealing with grass fire near Moorlands heritage railway



Three fire engines are dealing with a grass fire near a heritage railway in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

The blaze is near the Churnet Valley Railway site in Cheddleton.

People are currently being asked to avoid the area.

Firefighters first confirmed they were at the blaze shortly after 6pm tonight (Wednesday April 8).

A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said:  “We are currently dealing with a grass fire at Churnet Valley Railway.

“We have three crews in attendance. Please avoid the area.”





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