Weekend thunderstorms helped comprise Leverett brushfire



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LEVERETT, Mass. (WWLP) – The weekend rain helped Leverett firefighters comprise a big brush hearth that’s been burning since final week.

Over 100 firefighters from not less than 16 departments have been known as to help over the previous few days to place out the hearth on Joshua Hill in Leverett. In line with the Leverett Fireplace Division, the 55-acre hearth was principally contained by Sunday, however there are nonetheless areas of lively hearth and harmful situations

They’re telling native residents to keep away from climbing, strolling, and visiting the world.

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The hearth division stated on Monday that firefighters and officers from the Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, and Conservation and Recreation carried out numerous duties and operations on the hill.

For the rest of the week and thru the weekend, the Leverett Fireplace Division can have firefighters carry out a morning and night hearth patrol to verify the hearth strains they established are maintained.

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