Phragmites burn near Walpole

PHRAGMITES BURN NEAR WALPOLE ISLAND BRIDGE (VIDEO)

Wallaceburg firefighters were at the scene along the Snye River, on the Chatham-Kent side, near the Walpole Island bridge on Thursday afternoon battling large brush fires.

It appears the phragmites were ignited along the river bank, resulting in large flames and black smoke billowing into the sky.

Firefighters from two Chatham-Kent Fire Department trucks were spotted battling the flames.

Details are limited at the moment.

Here are some videos from the scene, taken just before 4:30 p.m.

Source: Sydenham Current | Phragmites burn near Walpole Island bridge (Video)

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