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One Year Ago Today:Fire Engine 3 - The Early Days

by Fred Bray 2/23/2010

  One Year Ago Today --  Fire Engine Three:  the Early Days by Fred Bray   It was a bright, sunny but very dry and windy day in early May, 1950, when a gentleman in Ashland decided to burn brush in his back yard. Not a good decision. In no time the fire was in the woods, skipping along completely out of control on a stiff breeze heading towards Holliston, roughly parallel to Ashland Street.