Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Faces Serious Drought Conditions

“Flash drought” conditions on Cape Cod     BOSTON (AP) — Environmental officials in Massachusetts say the state is experiencing significant drought conditions following months of below normal rainfall and above average temperatures. Kathleen Theoharides, the state’s Secretary Energy and ...

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Brush Fires Pop Up in Several Northeast States

Hiking prohibited in the Hudson Highland State Park Preserve     FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Brush fires are popping up early in several Northeastern states after a relatively warm and dry winter. Fire officials have asked residents in states including ...

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Massachusetts Sets Record Number of Prescribed Burns

All burns were on lands open to the public     BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts wildlife officials have carried out a record number of controlled burns in the state this year. During 2019, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife ...

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Body Found in Massachusetts Brush Fire

Chelsea area frequented by homeless people   CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) — Firefighters called to the scene of a brush fire in Massachusetts have discovered a badly burned body. Police say the fire was reported in the median between Revere Beach ...

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Massachusetts Firefighters Fighting Wildfire in British Columbia

16 firefighters will join an international team fighting fires   BOSTON (AP) — A contingent of firefighters from Massachusetts is joining the battle against raging wildfires in British Columbia. The state Department of Conservation and Recreation says the 16 firefighters ...

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