Brush fire in the Stony Brook Reservation

October has been a dry month across New England, and the brush fires are starting to pop up left and right.  Early this morning, the Boston Fire Department responded to the Stony Brook Reservation in West Roxbury for the 3rd brush fire in as many days.  This one hit 4 alarms before being brought under control and turned over to State forestry crews.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013 Probationary firefighter Tony Docanto of Engine 24 wets down smoldering sections of ground in the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation while fighting a 4 alarm brush fire on Monday morning.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013
Probationary firefighter Tony Docanto of Engine 24 wets down smoldering sections of ground in the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation while fighting a 4 alarm brush fire on Monday morning.

 

Boston, MA 10/28/2013 Firefighters Mike O'Connor, Steve Keogh, and Tony Docanto of Dorchester's Engine 24 make their way through the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation in West Roxbury while fighting a brush fire on Monday morning.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013
Firefighters Mike O’Connor, Steve Keogh, and Tony Docanto of Dorchester’s Engine 24 make their way through the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation in West Roxbury while fighting a brush fire on Monday morning.

 

Boston, MA 10/28/2013 A firefighter carries a section of hose line into the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation off Boundary Rd in West Roxbury on Monday morning.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013
A firefighter carries a section of hose line into the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation off Boundary Rd in West Roxbury on Monday morning.

 

Boston, MA 10/28/2013 Probationary firefighter Tony Docanto of Engine 24 wets down smoldering sections of ground in the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation while fighting a 4 alarm brush fire on Monday morning.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013
Probationary firefighter Tony Docanto of Engine 24 wets down smoldering sections of ground in the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation while fighting a 4 alarm brush fire on Monday morning.

 

Boston, MA 10/28/2013 Boston Fire Department firefighters returned to the Stony Brook Reservation again Monday for a brush fire that reached 4 alarms before being brought under control.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013
Boston Fire Department firefighters returned to the Stony Brook Reservation again Monday for a brush fire that reached 4 alarms before being brought under control.

 

Boston, MA 10/28/2013 Firefighters stretched hundreds of feet of hose line through the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation on Monday morning.

Boston, MA 10/28/2013
Firefighters stretched hundreds of feet of hose line through the woods of the Stony Brook Reservation on Monday morning.

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