Grass fire at Wigan rugby league club

Smoke billows from the rugby pitch. Pic: Wesley Jones
Smoke billows from the rugby pitch. Pic: Wesley Jones

A Wigan rugby club's pitch is alight in the latest grass fire in the borough.

Smoke could be seen billowing from St Cuthbert's ARLFC in Norley on Tuesday afternoon.

The fire at the field. Pic: Wesley Jones

The fire at the field. Pic: Wesley Jones

It follows at least six fires at Wigan Flashes on Monday afternoon and a series of other incidents across the borough.

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Firefighters have been called out to numerous grass fires, while crews also continue tackling massive moorland blazes at Winter Hill and Saddleworth Moor.