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Firefighters Douse Brush Fire in Lordship

Traffic was still closed to motorists on Lordship Boulevard as of 1:40 p.m., but the road was expected to re-open before 2 p.m.

Stratford firefighters Monday put out a brush fire in the marsh off of Lordship Boulevard near its intersection with Oak Bluff Avenue.

The call came in around 1 p.m., according to radio transmissions, and there were no visible flames by about 1:30 p.m.

According to a post on the Stratford Fire Department's Facebook page, five separate areas of the marsh were involved, equalling an area slightly larger than an acre.

At 1:40 p.m., officials on scene said traffic would re-open to motorists on Lordship Boulevard before 2 p.m.

Stratford Patch provided live updates on the fire and traffic via its Twitter page. Follow us on Twitter for breaking news and more.

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