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Another moorland fire has broken out as the searing temperatures continue.

The fire is in the Upper Edge area near Elland and is visible by motorists using the M62.

Dozens of fires have broken out across Kirklees over the last few weeks as temperatures regularly rise into the late 20C and early 30C. They came after a huge fire broke out on Saddleworth Moor, which is now being treated as arson , and another one broke out on moorland at Denshaw this weekend .

Fire crews were called to this fire just after 7:30pm.

There are three crews battling it including Huddersfield, Rastrick and a support crew from Normanton.

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Another witness

Another motorist travelling to Brighouse said: “I passed at about 7:15 and it looked to be well alight and near motorway. Lots of smoke blowing towards Rastrick.”

Three pumps battling blaze

West Yorkshire Fire Service confirmed that three pumps are battling the large fire.

They were called at approximately 7:30pm.

Footage from motorist

Rastrick residents

Residents living in Rastrick have said they can smell the smoke from the huge fire

Fire location

The fire is still ongoing and it is between junction 24 and 25 of the M62

Smoke crossing motorway

The witness said the smoke was crossing the motorway, adding that it would be very hard for the fire brigade to reach

Witness account

An eyewitness said the fire is between a field and woods at Upper Edge.

They said it appears to be the size of two football fields.

They said the flames could easily be seen from New Hey Road.