Crews extinguish forest brush fire in New Fairfield

Courtesy: @stonyhillfire

NEW FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Firefighters from several fire departments responded to the forest area along Beaver Bog Road to battle a brush fire over the weekend.

According to the Stony Hill Fire Department’s twitter account, the large brush fire broke out in the Pootatuck State Forest.

The flames began burning around 6 pm on Saturday, according to New Fairfield First Selectman, Susan Chapman. Authorities say no one was hurt.

Firefighters from the Stony Hill Fire Department Brush Task Force played a major role in extinguishing the brush fire.

According to officials from the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, the fire was finally contained Monday morning.

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