Brush Fire Lamentation Mountain 4/18/2022
By Chief Thomas Farr II
April 18, 2022

On April 18, 2022 at 1412 hrs., the Town of Berlin Fire Department's Companies 1,2&3 were dispatched to Lamentation Mountain, in the area behind New Park Dr for a reported brush fire. First arriving fire officer confirmed active brush fire and added Company 4. Upon further investigation found 2 fires approximately 1 acre total on fire on Berlin Land Trust property advancing towards the ridge of Lamentation Mountain. Crews with hand tools were able to contain the fire from spreading and a water supply was established to overhaul hot spots. The fire took approximately 2 hours to extinguish.

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Units: C31 - Command, Car 42, E2, E6, E8, E10, E14, Sq4, Truck 9, Tac 11, 201, UTVs, Hunters Ambulance, Berlin PD, Westfield 8, Westfield 10.
Mutual Aid: Newington Engine 2.
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