An earlier brush fire
in Sterling spread fast off the rail trail accessed by Gates Road.
It was a spark from a train that started a couple of brush fires
in Grafton Monday near Old Upton Road.
BROADCAST NOTE: WIIS has a VNR and B-roll available on brush fire
safety and making homes fire safe.
GRAPH) Brush fires
in Massachusetts: Average per month, 2004 - 2008
The recent spell of warm, dry weather has resulted in hundreds of brush fires
Some 600 state, county and city firefighters were busy Thursday battling brush fires
that raged from Elysian Park in the south to Westlake Village in the west and Castaic in the north.
Yesterday, they battled two brush fires
of their own.
The patch of land has experienced many small brush fires
over the years, and firefighters attribute that to a steep grade on that section of the freeway.
Crews left the sites of both brush fires
shortly after 5:30 p.
SANTA CLARITA - A beefed up firefighting force was on standby Monday in Santa Clarita as high winds whipped through canyon passes, priming brush fire
also broke out yesterday afternoon in Bellingham, near the Blackstone town line.
The Los Angeles Fire Department tactical task force deployed four teams in Valley areas with the greatest potential for brush fires