Shocking images of huge fire sweeping Saddleworth Moor

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These shocking images capture the early stages of the raging fire that has swept across Saddleworth Moor for the last three days.

Holidaymaker Kate MacRae, 48, snapped the scene from a plane when she spotted huge palls of smoke rising into the sky from her seat.

She was returning to Manchester Airport from a trip to the Shetlands via Aberdeen when she spotted the clouds of smoke as the plane was descending to land.