Adirondack fire towers now more for education than rescue | News, Sports, Jobs

Adirondack fire towers now more for education than rescue | News, Sports, Jobs

Tom Cullen is one of the summit stewards for Mount Arab. (Provided photo — Hannah Finley/NCPR) PIERCEFIELD — At one time in New York state there were over 100 fire towers. Now only about 40 remain. Fire towers are not used to spot fires anymore, but summit stewards still staff some of the mountains for … Read more

Adirondack fire towers now more for education than rescue | State and Regional

Tom Cullen is one of the summit stewards for Mount Arab.  Fire tower observers were stationed on Mount Arab in the early 1900s. This display is at the museum in the former caretaker’s cabin near the Mount Arab fire tower. HANNAH FINLEY North Country Public Radio At one time in New York state there were … Read more