Brush Fires Burn in Massachusetts - NECN

Brush Fires Burn in Massachusetts



    Brush fires burn in Massachusetts

    New England's unusually hot April has made conditions dangerous, increasing the risk of this type of fire (Published Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014)

    (NECN) - Firefighters battled brush fires in Taunton, Bedford and Stoneham, Mass. on Tuesday.

    In Stoneham, the brush fire burned in the area of Woodland Avenue.

    In Bedford, Mass., crews are on the scene of a brush fire off of Concord Road, near the Bedford/Concord town line.

    In Taunton, Mass., three fire engines knocked down a brush fire near Alanita Drive; however, crews planned to stay on scene for the next couple of hours wetting down areas.

    Officials say these fires are the result of high temperatures, high winds and little precipitation.

    To find out fire conditions in your part of New England, watch the attached video.