FIRE crews from Burnley are currently attending a moorland blaze on the border of Yorkshire and Lancashire, at Widdop Road, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge.

Residents near Briercliffe and Worsthorne reported clouds of smoke in the sky due to the incident near Widdop Reservoir which took place at 12.25.

A fire Service spokesman said: "There are four pumps plus two specialist wildfire units and supporting crews.

"It is on a 200 metre fire front. 

"(They are using) Beaters, water backpacks and blowers in use. 

"1 argo cat deployed. 

"Crews from West Yorkshire and Lancashire currently in attendance."

Meanwhile Shaun Walton Group Manager, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service tweeted about the incident.

He said: "Crews from @LancashireFRS assisting @WYFRS to deal with large wildfire near Widdop Reservoir pleas avoid the area @NW_Fire_Control"