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Hanover Fire Works Fire in Large Brush Pile

By PAT TRAVERS, Senior Correspondent | May 14, 2020 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 051520112

HANOVER, MASSACHUSETTS (PLYMOUTH COUNTY) - Around 1700 hours on afternoon of Thursday, May 14, 2020 the Hanover Fire Department responded to the area of Winter Street and Ames Way for a reported fire. Companies arrived to find a 150' x 30' x 15' pile of brush and compost on fire at the rear of 299 Ames Way. A box was struck, bringing in off-duty firefighters to assist.

Companies utilized large lines, deck guns and a ladder pipe to knock down the fire and keep it contained to the pile of brush and compost. Hanover companies C-1, C-2, E-7, E-4, E-3, T-1, S-1 & A-3 responded and worked at the fire. A Norwell engine was brought into Hanover's Headquarters for station coverage. Crews worked around 2-hours to have the fire under control.

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