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Portsmouth Firefighters Battle Colt State Park Blaze

The fire broke out just before 5 pm on Sunday.

Just before 5 p.m. on Sunday, Bristol Police and fire crews were called to Colt State Park in Bristol for a report of a massive brush fire.

Firefighters battled the brush blaze for more than an hour, which had settled in a dry wooded area in the area of the third parking lot.

According to EastBayRI.com, nearby and far away fire crews throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts were called to help tame the fire. As of dawn on Sunday evening, police and fire crews remained on scene diverting traffic through Colt State Park and away from the scene of the fire.

It is unknown at this time what exactly caused the blaze.

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