Whilst the smoke from this incident
could be seen as far away as South Manchester and Cheshire, access to the
fire proved exceedingly difficult. The pictures on this page were
actually taken 'over the other side' near Anglezarke.
Large volumes of smoke could be seen for many miles.
Just visible again on the right, are the masts on Winter Hill.
The Softrack vehicle PN08PSO was about to be
Just to the right of the vehicle in the distance, the Reebok Stadium at Bolton can be clearly seen.
Daf55 Y541XEO from Chorley was seen in glorious evening sunshine under a cloud of brown smoke.
Reserve appliance T124BCK was on the run at Rawtenstall and seen at the rendezvous point in Brinscall.
Similar appliance T136BCK was on the run at Fulwood and was support pump for the Command Support Unit in Brinscall.