Moor fires now out near Thuscross

Fire ServiceA engine was dispatched from today (28 March 2012) and confirmed that yesterday’s moor fires were fully extinguished.

North Yorkshire Fire service received a call yesterday reporting a fire on Hanging Moor near Thuscross.

Fire engines from Harrogate, Northallerton were sent and upon arrival fire crews discover 5 different seats of fire measuring an area of approximately 1km sq. Due to the scale of the fire additional fire engines were requested and sent from , Tadcaster, and making 6 engines in total.

Crews used beaters, and hoses to bring the fire under control.


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