Fire blackens far northern logging tract

T16 R14 WELS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Maine Forest Rangers are making their way into a remote facet of the Crown of Maine to fight a fire.

The unorganized section of Maine wilderness designated T16 R14 WELS is located along the far northwestern corner of Maine along the border with Quebec. A wildfire broke out there in a tract of logging slash, prompting Rangers to send a helicopter on Monday morning to help bring the flames under control.

 

Using Twitter to provide updates of their operation, Rangers said their efforts held the fire to about 30 acres.

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