Fire crews busy with multiple brush fires

West Barnstable Fire/CWN

CAPE COD – Local firefighters are being kept busy Saturday with multiple brush fires as breezy dry conditions continue. A permitted fire got out of control off High Street in West Barnstable. WBFD tells CWN they extinguished a wildland fire between Percival Drive and Woodwind Way. WBFD Forestry 295, Forestry 290, Engine 294, Tanker 286, Chief 291, and Car 280 all responded with eleven firefighters. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation, Forest Fire Control assisted.

Another significant brush fire was reported off New Boston Road in Dennis where water problems hampered initial efforts to get the fire under control.

Brush fires were also reported in Brewster, Centerville, Chatham, and Yarmouth.

Later in the afternoon, Sandwich crews responded off Old Mill Road for another brush fire. Several brush units were called in to assist.
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