Despite the nine feet of snow that blanketed the region this winter, Massachusetts officials are warning dry conditions and high temperatures have increased the risk for wildfires.
The lack of rain has left a flammable mix of dry leaves and twigs on the ground, that has firefighters busy across the state.
Smoke from a large brush fire in Dedham could be seen for miles Thursday evening.
Dry and breezy weather is causing conditions in the area that are ripe for brush fires.
A huge brush fire in Brimfield is now out, but fears are growing over the fire danger along the path of last year’s tornado.
The area in Brimfield is vulnerable because of last year’s tornado.
Smoke could be seen all around the neighborhood near Eagle Drive.
Crews battled a large brush fire along the Muddy River in the Fenway area of Boston on Sunday afternoon.
A three-alarm brush fire broke out in Gloucester on Thursday, threatening homes in the area.
A fast moving five-alarm brush fire tore through 50 acres deep in the woods in Oxford Monday. No homes were threatened and no one was hurt.