A demonstration was held at the fire services training centre in Chorley yesterday, with the seminar attended by experts from around the world.

Lancashire wildfire task force: Pictures show the new 17-strong team in action at international seminar

Firefighters on Lancashire’s new specialist wildfire task force showed off their skills at an international workshop.

The 17-strong team will respond to every wildfire across Lancashire after being set up in response to the growing number and ferocity of moorland and grassland blazes
in the county.

Five crews of firefighters spent six hours getting the fire under control.
Five crews of firefighters spent six hours getting the fire under control.
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With more wildfires in Lancashire by May this year than in the whole of 2018, there were warnings that the climate crisis is leading to their increased size, frequency, and severity.
With more wildfires in Lancashire by May this year than in the whole of 2018, there were warnings that the climate crisis is leading to their increased size, frequency, and severity.
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Shaun said: We are going to get more severe wildfires in the UK and we need to adapt.
Shaun said: We are going to get more severe wildfires in the UK and we need to adapt.
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