Comments for: Maine Forest Service battles blueberry field fire Down East

Posted May 20, 2012, at 5:28 a.m.
Last modified May 20, 2012, at 4:18 p.m.

TOWNSHIP 19 MD — The Maine Forest Service fought a fire north of Columbia Falls on Saturday afternoon after a blueberry field burn went out of control, according to a release. Forest rangers were called to the fire off Shadagee Road around 1 p.m. Saturday and went to the scene …

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  • Anonymous

    Wow….did not know it could dry out that quickly. 

    • Anonymous

       Blue Berry ground, is mostly on ledge, with very little top soil, it can dry out quickly. Also there miles and miles of very flat ground with no tree, rocks or other thing to slow it down.

      I can still remember my folks talking about the big fire downeast in the 60’s

  • Anonymous

    The Forest Rangers have been right on top of a lot of fires this year. Good job!

    • Anonymous

      Great ending….:)

  • Anonymous

    Hey, I know– let’s all get high/drunk and play with fireworks…NOT!

  • Anonymous

    Why is it these people aren’t working reliable equipment? 

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