Wildfire in Orrington

Updated 2 years ago

A wildland fire in Orrington Tuesday torched nearly three acres.It started alongside the traintracks on Route 15 just before 2pm.Fire officials say they’re not sure what sparked the blaze yet.But say that this time of year, brush fires aren’t uncommon.”Especially because of the dry weather the wind-fire danger today is high. It doesn’t take very much to spark this dry grass and the game is on,” says Chief Micheal Spencer of the Orrington Fire Department.Firefighters were able to put the flames out within a half hour.


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