Open Burning Prohibited as Fires Persist in Dry Windham County

Crews worked to contain the brush fire in the Natchaug State Forest in Windham on Thursday, Sept. 17. The fire was contained after burning about 94 acres, according to DEEP. (Courtesy North Windham Fire Department)

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Open burning was barred across the state Tuesday as fires continued to burn in Windham County. Windham County has been experiencing drought since July, and it’s been the site of several fires in recent weeks. The forest fire danger level for Connecticut was “very high” on Tuesday, the second-highest alert after “extreme.”  The alert meant […]
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