Burnley fire crews tackling wildfire near Crown Point

Firefighters are currently tackling a wildfire near Crown Point on the outskirts of Burnley.

Huge plumes of smoke could be seen billowing from the site of the blaze, which is in a field between Clough Bottom Reservoir and Clowbridge Reservoir next to Crown Point Road.

The cause of the fire, which started around an hour ago, is unknown.

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The blaze is in a field just off Crown Point Road. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard
Fire crews are at the scene. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard