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

2022

An automobile accident near the Oak Buffs side of the drawbridge resulted in a van engulfed in flames Friday afternoon.
Quick-thinking neighbors — including a professional tree climber — helped save a woman who was trapped atop a blazing home on Mt. Aldworth Road in Vineyard Haven Monday.
The Ocean View restaurant was destroyed in a fire Thursday morning that drew a comprehensive response from Island fire departments.
A fire in a trailer at the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District transfer station saw a quick response from Edgartown firefighters Sunday morning.
A home on outer Main street Vineyard Haven was completely destroyed by fire Monday, in an event that drew an Islandwide emergency response.

2021

Chilmark firefighters responded to the scene of a pickup truck engulfed in flames on South Road Wednesday morning. The truck was destroyed, but no one was injured in the mishap.

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