'Sizeable' Brush Blaze Seen From Aircraft Overhead - 27 East

‘Sizeable’ Brush Blaze Seen From Aircraft Overhead

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The East Hampton Fire Department was called out to a brush fire in Wainscott Woods on Saturday.

The East Hampton Fire Department was called out to a brush fire in Wainscott Woods on Saturday.

The brush fire in Wainscott Woods.

The brush fire in Wainscott Woods. MICHAEL HELLER

Changing winds shifted the fire Saturday afternoon.

Changing winds shifted the fire Saturday afternoon. MICHAEL HELLER

The fire's remote location made the battle challenging.

The fire's remote location made the battle challenging. MICHAEL HELLER

At the brush fire in Wainscott Woods Saturday afternoon.

At the brush fire in Wainscott Woods Saturday afternoon. MICHAEL HELLER

The brush fire was deep in the woods near the power lines.

The brush fire was deep in the woods near the power lines. MICHAEL HELLER

Fighting the brush fire Saturday afternoon.

Fighting the brush fire Saturday afternoon. MICHAEL HELLER

Fighting the brush fire.

Fighting the brush fire. MICHAEL HELLER

The county's helicopter checked for smoldering hot spots after the fire was out.

The county's helicopter checked for smoldering hot spots after the fire was out. MICHAEL HELLER

Fighting the brush fire.

Fighting the brush fire. MICHAEL HELLER

authorKitty Merrill on Apr 10, 2021
Remote and difficult terrain, plus changing wind made fighting an expansive brush fire in Wainscott Woods very challenging for the 100 or so volunteers from five departments who responded Saturday... more

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