May 7, 2006

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Plymouth and Wareham Fire Departments have responded to several large brush fires
in the Bourne Hurst / Glen Charlie areas of south Plymouth and Wareham over the
past few months.  This fire as viewed from Route 25 burned approximately 40 acres
on May 7, 2006.

Over a dozen brush breakers responded, including all of Plymouth's, Wareham, Onset,
and mutual aid from Marion, Carver, Lakeville, Plympton, the State DRC.

Carver Breaker 29 responding.

The State Police Air 2 helo happened to be in the area and assisted command with guiding
apparatus into the remote areas.


Plymouth Breaker 177

Wareham Forestry 3

District 1 DCR Breaker 5 and 6 staged in Onset

Otis B-409 staged in Onset