Efforts under way in UK's Saddleworth to put out massive fire

The blaze began on Sunday and has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.

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    The military has been called in to help fight a huge fire on hills near Manchester in the UK.

    The blaze began on Sunday and has forced the evacuation of dozens of homes.

    An unusual heatwave, tinder dry undergrowth, and gusting wind created all the conditions for an inferno.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Saddleworth Moor, in Northern England.


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