Field fire in Formby


Photo: Field fire / by Carl Dilley

This afternoon a huge plume of smoke was spotted over Formby. The thick plume of grey smoke could be seen from miles around and was cause by a field fire.

At this moment it is not known weather the fire was intentional or accidental but there were fire engines at the scene.

Update to follow.


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