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Saddleworth Moor fire

Saddleworth Moor fire
29 June 2018

Eastern Cheshire residents working in Greater Manchester in the vicinity of fires on or around Saddleworth Moor have been urged to take the following measures to minimise the risk of smoke inhalation:

  • Avoid smoky areas
  • If there is visible smoke stay indoors and keep your doors and windows closed
  • Limit the time you spend outdoors
  • If driving in smoky areas, keep your windows wound up and switch air conditioning systems to recycle or recirculate to prevent drawing in outside air
  • People¬†with heart or lung diseases such as asthma should ensure they have access to their medication and seek medical advice if their symptoms worsen
  • Drink plenty of water.