Weed Control Project Leads To Hedge On Fire

December 12, 2017

Everett Fire

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An Everett Firefighter uses a combination of water and foam to put out the fire.

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3rd Avenue SE was shut down for about half an hour.

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An Everett Fire Inspector works on a report of what happened.

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Flames burned the lower set of wires above the hedge.

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One of Everett’s newest firefighters works on containing the fire.

A weed control project got a little out of hand this morning.

A worker was using a hand held propane torch on some landscaping in the 8800 block of 3rd Avenue SE when the hedge in the area where he was working caught fire, quickly spreading to cable and phone lines above.

Everett Fire crews were able to keep the fire contained to about a twenty-five foot section of the hedge.

Cable and phone crews were called to check for damage to the lines.

Here are a few MyEverettNews.com photos.


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