Brush Fire Burns Part Of Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary In Natick

Photo: Natick Fire Department

NATICK, Mass. (WBZNewsRadio) — A large brush fire quickly spread Tuesday evening around 7:45 p.m. at the Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick. The fire prompted multiple local fire departments to respond, including crews from Framingham, Wayland, Ashland, Hopkinton, Sherborn, and Dover, along with the state Department of Conservation and Recreation.

The fire was out by 10 p.m. with firefighters leaving the scene just before midnight. The fire burned in less than six acres of the sanctuary's 624 acres, according to Mass Audubon.

No injuries were reported.

Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary sits along the western bank of the Charles River, just south of Elliot Street. It contains extensive hiking trails.

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