Monday , 29 November 2021

Field fires kept under control by Vermilion Fire & Rescue


Two separate grass fires over the weekend kept Vermilion Fire & Rescue Society busy.

A fire on Friday, October 22,  south of the Town of Vermilion took some time to get under control and extinguish due to several mitigating factors. Chief Roth cleared the call around 10:00 p.m.

Then on Saturday, October 23, tones dropped for a field fire near Range Road 80. The caller reported a growing fire with buildings being threatened.

“Crews responded quickly and made short work of the fire preventing any damages,” County Fire Chief Kirk Hughes said. “With early morning frost and cooler temperatures, it may seem like the threat of wildfires has diminished – it hasn’t. Be on guard.”

About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!