BrushFire_03-8-16

Brush Fire on Big Woods Road (PHOTOS & VIDEOS)

BrushFire_03-8-16

PHOTO | MCFRS

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services dispatched units to contain a brush fire that burned about five to seven acres in a wooded area near Big Woods Road.

Fire and Rescue Spokesperson Pete Piringer said the fire burned close to a home. Firefighters were able to bring the flames under control. Piringer said firefighters and a four-wheel “brush” unit were operating on scene to put out hot spots.

According to Piringer, the fire out is now extinguished; no injuries reported.

Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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