Buxton man arrested in connection with moorland fire

The fire occurred on moorland between the A537 and Goyt Valley in March.
The fire occurred on moorland between the A537 and Goyt Valley in March.

A Buxton man has been arrested on suspicion of setting a moorland fire.

The 45-year-old has been released under investigation while inquiries continue.

At around 2pm on Saturday March 25, moorland was set alight near Buxton, between the A537 and the Goyt Valley, near to Derbyshire Bridge.

The fire caused damage to a large area of moorland.