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Gloucester Fire Department and state officials dump water to prevent brush fire repeat – Boston News, Weather, Sports

GLOUCESTER , MASS. (WHDH) – The Gloucester Fire Department and state officials teamed up to dump water from a helicopter on the remaining hot spots following a brush fire that threatened the area.

Monday morning, a three-alarm brush fire threatened the city of Gloucester with some people having to evacuate their homes as a precaution.

The Fire Department said the fire was contained by Monday afternoon, but they have been keeping a watch on the area. Wednesday’s water dump is part of fire prevention, dousing hot spots in the area that could flare up again.

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