TREMONT – Firefighters were able to contain a brush fire on Dow Point Road to a half acre during the late morning on Saturday.
Seven members of the Tremont Volunteer Fire Department responded to the brush fire that spread to a field and woods surrounding the area where it started. Using hand tools and the water from two fire tankers, flames were contained and extinguished just before noon. A site inspection of the fire damage was conducted by a Maine Forest Service Ranger. No citation was issued.
According to the fire department’s report, social distancing was practiced as much as possible during the firefighting efforts.