Firefighters battle brush fire behind Mount Albion Cemetery

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 April 2016 at 12:00 am

ALBION – Rob Conner, an Albion firefighter, sprays water on a brush fire at about 4 p.m. today. The fire was in a hedgerow in a field behind Mount Albion Cemetery.

Barre brought its brush fire truck and firefighters to assist Albion in putting out the fire. The NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a burn ban through  May 14. The DEC was also called to the scene.

Albion and Barre firefighters work on extinquishing the fire, which was just west of the cemetery near Route 31.

James Neal from the Barre Fire Company heads to the scene to help put out the fire.