Firefighters battle brush fire in Mashpee

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MASHPEE – Mashpee firefighters were alerted to report of a brush fire on Quashnet Road near Saddleback Road around 3:45 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival firefighters found a locked gate across the road at the Conservation area entrance on Quashnet Road.  They struggled with a frozen lock and finally had to find a way  for the brush breaker to get through the woods around the gate.

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An area of over a half acre was burned before the fire was brought under control.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Mashpee Fire Department.
Photos and reporting by Cape Wide News Associate Bennett Dottridge

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