Crews battle brush fire in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) Multiple agencies responded to a brush fire in Bakersfield.

Fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the woods near the Butternut Hollow Road. Firefighters say the fire was sparked by an illegal burn without a permit. A total of three acres were affected before crews were able to get the fire contained.

The Agency of Natural resources has been contacted.