On July 1st, Gamber & Community Fire Company was alerted for an investigation of a brush fire in the area of Klee Mill and Bartholow Road. Crews on Brush 136 arrived in the area to see a man burning several large cut-up trees and limbs. Brush 136 requested Engine-Tanker 133 to assist with water operations. The brush fire and the surrounding area were extinguished.
We would like to remind everyone that the MDE open burn ban is in effect annually between June 1st and September 1st. For more information of the MDE open burn ban please visit: http://www.mde.maryland.gov/programs/Air/AirQualityCompliance/Pages/index.aspx