STURBRIDGE, Mass. (WWLP)– The Sturbridge Fire Department was called to a brush fire on Thursday afternoon.
According to the department’s social media, they received multiple calls shortly after 3 p.m. of a reported brush fire at 311 New Boston Road in Sturbridge.
Firefighters found an area of 100 feet by 100 feet on fire. It was contained and put out quickly. No injuries were reported.
Sturbridge Police also state that unconfirmed reports that a firework device may have caused the fire. The caller said that the youth looked to be twelve or thirteen years old. One man was wearing a maroon sweatshirt with a pink/orange backpack.
The juveniles were riding bicycles and left the area before the police arrived. If you have any information on who the juveniles are, contact Officer Nicole Patterson, at (508) 347-2525 ext. 361 Reference report #23-65-OF.