Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Confronting the danger of wildfires

Yesterday I had the opportunity to visit Breakhart Reservation in Saugus and see the tremendous efforts underway to combat a major forest fire on many of its acres. The collaboration between numerous fire departments from throughout the region, Fire Control personnel and others from DCR, and the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to confront and control the expansive fire was impressive, reassuring, and inspiring. Thanks to all of those working tirelessly to deal not only with this fire, but also several others in our region and our state. Your efforts are deeply appreciated. 

With the ongoing threat of wildfires high because of drought, we all need to do our part to prevent them from happening by being cautious, and alert to report them if necessary. I was pleased to be joined at the site by Representative Jessica Ann Giannino.