• Hamden Sep 20, 2021

    Crews Work to Put Out Large Brush, Storm Debris Pile Fire in Hamden

    Fire crews in Hamden are actively working to put out a large brush and storm debris pile fire. Officials said they’ve been working to put out the blaze at the transfer station for several hours. Fire Chief Gary Merwede said area residents may smell and see smoke in the area for awhile. It is unclear what started the fire...

  • Waterford May 9, 2021

    Brush Fire Reported on I-95 in Waterford

    The CT Department of Transportation is reporting a brush fire in I-95 in Waterford. Officials said the blaze is happening on the southbound side of the highway between exits 82 and 81. The right lane of traffic is closed at this time, officials said. The fire was reported at approximately 4:30 p.m. No additional information was immediately available.

  • Mansfield Apr 7, 2021

    Crews Respond to Brush Fire in Mansfield

    Crews are responding to a brush fire in Mansfield. A post on the Mansfield Fire Department Facebook page urges people to avoid Stearns Road. Tolland Alert is assisting first responders in Mansfield.

  • New Jersey Mar 20, 2021

    Rare New Jersey Wildfire ‘Was Intentionally Set,' Investigators Say

    A rare wildfire that burned about 167 acres in New Jersey on Sunday and left one firefighter critically injured was intentionally set, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office. “We have located the origin of the fire and have concluded that the fire was intentionally set,” prosecutor Bradley Billhimer said in a statement Friday. The fire started around 1:15 p.m. Sunday at...

  • LISBON Mar 16, 2021

    Crews Battle Brush Fire in Lisbon

    Firefighters from multiple fire departments are battling a brush fire in Lisbon.

  • LISBON Mar 16, 2021

    Several Crews Battle Brush Fire in Lisbon

    Firefighters from multiple fire departments are battling a brush fire in Lisbon on Tuesday morning. Fire officials said there are crews from at least six departments fighting the brush fire near Round Hill Road. Experts said the fire is burning on approximately four acres of land. The state Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection Forestry Division has also been called…

  • shelton Mar 15, 2021

    Crews Battle Large Brush Fire in Shelton

    Fire crews battled a large brush fire in Shelton Sunday night as the state remains under a “Red Flag Warning” due to very dry conditions. Crews said they received several 911 calls reporting a large brush fire in the woods between Old Stratford Road and Partridge Lane at approximately 7:20 p.m. When firefighters arrived, they saw the fire deep in…

  • brush fire Mar 13, 2021

    One Arrested for Causing Brush Fire in Baltic

    One person has been arrested after causing a brush fire in Baltic Saturday afternoon, according to fire officials. Fire crews said a person was lighting small fires in the woods without a permit and the wind swept the fire, which caused it to expand. Officials said the brush fire expanded over about three acres of land. The fire started at…

  • brush fire Mar 13, 2021

    Crews Respond to Multiple Brush Fires Across the State

    Crews responded to brush fires in Southbury, Meriden and Old Saybrook on Friday. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) said they responded to the area of 620 River Rd. in Southbury for a brush fire that expanded approximately 30 acres. DEEP officials said they responded to the brush fire along with several other fire departments in the area….

  • east granby Sep 23, 2020

    Brush Fire Burns Acre in East Granby

    A brush fire has burned around an acre in East Granby, police said. The brush fire is in the area of Route 187 and Spoonville Road, and there is no threat to homes, according to state police. The fire danger today is high, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Much of Connecticut is in a drought,…

  • Windham Sep 17, 2020

    Large Brush Fire Burning in WIndham

    Firefighters are battling a large brush fire in Windham that even forced an elementary school to close on Thursday because of the smoke condition in the area.

  • Windham Sep 17, 2020

    Firefighters Battle Large Brush Fire in Windham

    A brush fire is burning more than 70 acres in a forrest in Windham and the fire is large enough that an elementary school was closed Thursday becuase of the smoke condition in the area.

  • Glastonbury Aug 9, 2020

    Crews Put Out Brush Fire Caused by Downed Power Line in Glastonbury

    Crews extinguished a brush fire caused by a downed power line in Glastonbury Sunday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the fire on Naubuc Avenue by the East Hartford town line at approximately 2:03 p.m. Eversource disconnected the power and the fire was extinguished, crews said. It is unknown if there are any injuries. No additional information was immediately available.

  • granby Jun 20, 2020

    Brush Fires Under Control, Road Reopened in Granby

    Crews responded to brush fires that were caused by downed power lines in Granby on Friday, according to police. Granville Road, or Route 189, was closed from East Street to the Mass. border but has since reopened, police said. Police said the brush fires “have been dealt with” by the fire department and Eversource. No injuries have been reported at…

  • brush fire Apr 8, 2020

    Multiple Departments Respond to Brush Fire in East Haddam

    More than a dozen departments responded to a brush fire in East Haddam Tuesday. East Haddam firefighters said they were called to a brush fire near the intersection of Olmstead and Wickham roads around 2:23 p.m. When crews arrived they found a large fire spreading through the area. Twelve mutual aid companies responded to fight the blaze, which spread across…

  • Los Angeles Oct 13, 2019

    Photos: The Saddleridge Fire as Seen From the Valley to the Ocean

    A fire that began in Sylmar spread west overnight in the Porter Ranch area north of Los Angeles, placing about 100,000 people in the path of flames.

  • brush fire Apr 17, 2019

    Brush Fire Reported in Willington

    Mutual aid was called in for a brush fire in Willington, according to Tolland Alert.

  • brush fire Apr 3, 2019

    Mountain Road in Granby Reopens After Brush Fire

    Mountain Road in Granby has reopened after being closed because of a brush fire.

  • wildfire Dec 7, 2017

    Skirball Fire Remains A Threat in Bel-Air

    The Skirball fire has burned over 450 acres with most of the fire burning inaccessible terrain that hasn’t burned in decades. Robert Kovacik reports for the NBC4 News on Wednesday Dec. 6 at 11 p.m.

  • Los Angeles Jul 25, 2016

    New Evacuations Ordered Due to Wildfire That Burned 18 Homes

    At least 18 homes have burned in a wildfire that exploded to nearly 51 square miles in dry hills and canyons, sending smoke and ash over a widespread part of Southern California.

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