Mass. crews continue battling brush fires
Flames burning along Lynn-Saugus line since Sunday morning
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Or did a 5 o'clock here on this Monday another long morning for Massachusetts crews battling brush fires the fire is right along the winds August Lions the Lin -- reservation. Been burning since early yesterday morning just Michael's line -- -- this the latest here and just of what he's seen at the sour. Well out -- -- it's still coming and going it comes in a little bit -- you know you see a lot of Flames and it goes away. Right now if you -- putter out a little bit let me step out of the way here you can see. There's a few little hotspots across. Across the lake here now yesterday that the what you're seeing their did turn around ten to twelve acres of the -- -- reservation. But it is an area that is -- inaccessible to firefighters though. I guess that is kind of cautiously watching this burn hoping -- burns itself out you can see it's kind of weak right now to take a look at some Twitter picture we have right here. For one of our wonderful viewers who sent them into as yesterday you can see there was quite a blaze going across the lake here yesterday here at the Lind feels reservation. And that did raise some concern for firefighters here. Inland and also ends August who were who were really watching this and not being able to do much about it because again it isn't it is inaccessible to them but. There are some things that you could do to really cut down on the potential for fires take a look at some of these tips here I found on line. What you're gonna wanna do is dispose of any smoking materials in the proper containers things like you see outside your places of work and restaurants. Make sure you're not just throwing them on the ground and stamping on the make sure they're going into the proper -- also did not. -- burden brush or trash -- red flag warnings like we're in today -- be careful using outdoor grills make sure you're watching it at all times never leave it unattended. Dispose of fireplace ashes in medal sealed containers also any. Workers out there you're using any power machinery that is creating sparks -- here. Big very cautious when you're doing that. And of course just that thing we always have to say use common sense if you if you think it's gonna create a spark if you think it's gonna create a flame. Make sure you're being very very cautious because things are so very dry. We're gonna have those Jeff -- a couple more times here this morning on NE CN. And we'll be monitoring the situation for you out here live. Erica Jackie back into you for now. I just Michael's life for us there are as person Worcester Massachusetts getting this brush fire under control or to threaten any homes firefighters they've got about a hundred feet. Our homes there on trade him avenue in -- passes street they burn about five acres for Cruz got and control the -- windy and dry conditions -- fuel in that spot.