Helicopter Drops Water on Wildfire Burning on English Moor

Authorities said 15 fire engines, specialist wildfire units, and a helicopter were deployed to fight a blaze burning on moorland in the north of England on April 27.

This footage, released by the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, shows a firefighting helicopter dropping water on Marsden Moor, where a fire broke out on Sunday, April 25.

The fire was reported to have been a mile-long at its peak.

According to the BBC, police have spoken to a man suspected of starting the fire. Credit: West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service via Storyful