The Massachusetts firefighters busy battling those flames are assisted by eyes in the sky: observers in the state’s network of fire towers looking for the first signs of a blaze.
Typically April in Massachusetts sees the most brush fires of any month the year. Despite following a winter with above normal precipitation, this April has been no exception, as fire crews have been busy fighting outdoor blazes.
The beautiful spring weather of recent days is contributing to an up-tick in brush fires across the region.
With warmer temperatures in the forecast, fire management officials say they expect more brush fires across the region this month. They are also asking the public to be more vigilant.