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.
A group of twenty Massachusetts firefighters just returned to the state after a three-week stint battling wildfires in the Lolo National Forest in western Montana.
Northampton, Massachusetts, and its firefighters have reached an agreement on a new contract. But there’s no guarantee this lengthy labor dispute will be coming to an end.
Small towns throughout Western New England rely on volunteer firefighters, but there’s a shortage. New legislation in Massachusetts aims to remedy the situation.