Vineyard Gazette
Last Sunday, at about ten o’clock, with a high wind blowing from the westward, afterwards more southerly, a fire started in Quampacha Bottom, on Dr.
Forest fires
Fires
Vineyard Gazette
The forest fire which races across the large section of the island known as “The Plains” lasted two days and burned through to West Tisbury.
Forest fires
Fires

2021

A boat fire on Lagoon Pond Wednesday afternoon saw an all-out response from firefighters and emergency personnel on both sides of the pond. The call came in at around 2:25 p.m., police said.
Edgartown, West Tisbury and state firefighters banded together to stamp out a large brush fire near the Pohogonot Farm on Wednesday, battling the blaze throughout the afternoon.

The Harbor Landing Hotel in Vineyard Haven had to be evacuated Thursday night after a fuse short-circuited and filled the lobby of the building with smoke.

2020

After two brush fires scorched acres of land in Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury this week, state and local fire officials are on particularly high alert.
A stubborn brush fire near the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oak Bluffs burned a large area of pitch pine woodland Monday morning, and then flared up again twice in the afternoon.
A minor fire at Rocco’s Pizzeria in the Tisbury Marketplace Tuesday did no damage to the building, Tisbury fire chef Greg Leland told the Gazette Wednesday morning.

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