Several fire departments work to put out brush fires in Monson

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MONSON, Mass. (WWLP) – Firefighters from several communities were called in to battle a brush fire in Monson Tuesday.

The fire was in a wooded area off Route 32, near Bunyan Road. According to Palmer Fire Department, the shifting winds caused problems with putting out the brush fire that was heading to Town Farm Road. A firefighter was taken to Wing Hospital but is expected to be ok.

Firefighters from Monson, Palmer, Three Rivers, Bondsville, Brimfield, Hampden, Stafford and Ware were all there to help put out that fire.

The Monson Fire Department returned to the area Wednesday to make sure the fire is completely out. There was no threat to any homes or the public.

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