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DRAMATIC VIDEO AND PICS: Police investigating moorland fire near Buxton

Police are investigating after a moorland fire near Buxton at the weekend.

The incident occurred around 2pm on Saturday between the A537 and the Goyt Valley near to Derbyshire Bridge.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service said two crews from Buxton attended, along with crews from Wirksworth, Macclesfield, Bradwell and Glossop.

Approximately half an acre of moorland was on fire and firefighters used beaters and backpacks to extinguish the fire.

Police have now released an image of a man they want to speak to about the fire, which has caused damage to a large area of moorland.

Witnesses or anyone with information should call DC Carl Buckley on 101, quoting reference 17000126083.

Alternatively, send him a message online by visiting the Contact Us section of the website www.derbyshire.police.uk/Contact-Us.

You can also call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

These photos and video of the fire were captured by Andrew Richards.