AUGUSTA — City firefighters called in extra personnel early Friday as they battled a woods fire off Tasker Road near Togus Pond.

Fire Chief Roger Audette said the alarm came in about 8:10 a.m. to respond to the area of Tasker Road and South Belfast Avenue.

“When they arrived, they found an approximately 2-acre fire in a really difficult-to-get-at area,” he said Friday morning. “It’s something that has to be done by hand.”

About 10:15 a.m., Audette said the fire had been contained, “but we could be there for another couple of hours.” Firefighters were using all-terrain vehicles as well.

Extra personnel were called in for station coverage, and the Chelsea and Vassalboro fire departments sent equipment to assist. The Maine Forest Service was there as well.

Audette said the fire’s cause had yet to be determined, but that the fire was in the area of a logging operation.

“We’re kind of surprised to have that big of a fire on a rainy morning,” Audette said. “That goes to show how dry it is.”

He also said rain would aid in combating the fire.

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