GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP) – Warm temperatures, high winds, and low humidity create the perfect combination for brush fires.
According to the State Fire Marshal’s office, the majority of these fires happen in April. However, we’re starting to see some ahead of schedule.
“As the sun comes out and gets warmer, a slight breeze will typically dry off grass and light brush and materials like that. As the sunlight gets in to those materials, the fire will take right off,” Robert Czerwinski, Fire Chief of the Granby Fire Department, explained.
A brush fire happened Tuesday in Monson off Route 32. Hours later crews were also called to a small brush fire in the area of Prospect Street and Buckley Boulevard in Chicopee. Read More…