The wildfires in Eastern Suffolk County have burned hundreds of acres, endangered horse farms and wildlife, destroyed homes and injured firefighters. The major blazes were reported under control Tuesday night.
Any firefighter will tell you they are a menace. They start small and can suddenly change directions, growing exponentially. And, they can happen in the open space of the
What should be done? Is there open, grassy land that you believe should be attended to by the town, county or state? What about the overgrown sumps, or the town and county parks? Should hydrants be installed? Should "fire breaks" be built?
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