Forest blaze at Cropton

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Fire crews are currently damping down patches at a serious forestry fire that started in Cropton Forest yesterday afternoon.

Nine fire engines were at the scene with crews from Pickering, Malton, Whitby, Lythe, Danby, Sherburn, Easingwold and Scarborough.

A water bowser from Boroughbridge along with various other support Land Rovers and officers.

Crews from Pickering and Scarborough, plus an Argocat all-terrain vehicle from Kirkbymoorside, have returned to check the area this morning.