Orangeburg Brush Fire

On Thursday November 14th , the Pearl River Fire Department was requested to the scene of a large brush fire in Orangeburg. The initial report was a small brush fire in the vicinity of Greenbush Road. Due to dry conditions and light winds the brush fire quickly expanded up Clasuand Mountian. On Thursday, Pearl River Firefighters were located on the southern part of the mountain trying to contain the fire; our units fell back into a defensive mode after sunset. Firefighters monitored the fire overnight. On Friday, Pearl River was requested again to help extinguish blaze. The majority of the fire was extinguished on Friday. However, Pearl River was called upon on Saturday to help extinguish “Hot Spots”.