Nearly 700 lobster traps damaged in Norwell brush fire

Norwell+041915A Norwell lobsterman lost hundreds of traps and other equipment Sunday in what one fire officials called a “freak” brush fire. Norwell Fire Capt. Jeff Simpson said flames reached as high as 40 feet in the air as the fire just off Bowker Street tore through stacks of lobster traps, specialized marine rope, a dingy and boat fuel. No one was injured, but Simpson said the damage could reach $100,000. Read the rest here 21:07

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