Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Roxbury

Wednesday, May 1, 2013  |  Updated 9:14 PM EDT
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Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Roxbury

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Firefighters from several towns battled a brush fire in woods off South Street in Roxbury on Wednesday afternoon.

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Firefighters from several towns responded to a brush fire in Roxbury on Wednesday.

The fire started in the woods of South Street around 3p.m., according to a spokesperson at the First Selectman's Office.

Firefighters from Roxbury and surrounding towns were called to fight the flames. The fire spread over 30 acres.

According to one fire official, firefighters had a tough time getting water to the area because of the hilly terrain.

The fire is not contained. Surrounding homes in  the area were not evacuated or damage.

State police troopers also responded to the scene.
 

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