This is why some parts of Yorkshire woke up to the smell of burning

The Staffordshire blaze
The Staffordshire blaze
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Residents across some parts of Yorkshire woke up to the smell of burning this morning - as a huge plume of smoke from Staffordshire has moved up the country overnight.

Emergency services in South Yorkshire have received a large number of calls from worried residents in Sheffield reporting the smell of burning but South Yorkshire Police said a large moorland blaze in Staffordshire is to blame.

The smell is also noticeable in parts of Rotherham.

A force spokesman said: "We are receiving a number of calls reporting the smell of burning in the Sheffield area.

"The source is believed to be a large moorland fire in the Staffordshire area which is being dealt with by local emergency services