Brush Fire Danger Level “High” In Connecticut

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has declared today’s forest fire danger level as “high”.

The DEEP’s Fire Control Office wants residents to use extreme caution if cooking out or otherwise using fire today.

Breezy, dry conditions have made the landscape ripe for brush fires.

Officials say residents should obey all local fire codes and carefully dispose of materials like charcoal and embers.

In an average year, 13-hundred acres of brush are scorched in Connecticut.

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