This web could have had more than 400 caterpillars in it. As those caterpillars grow, contact with hairs from them cause a rash for most people and can cause serious reactions in sensitive individuals.  CLICK HERE for more information about the Browntail Moth/ Caterpillars.  CLICK HERE for a link to additional information resources and HERE for a "Browntail Moth Exposure Risk Map".

Liberty Fire Chief William Gillespie
2019 Maine Fire Chief of the Year