NEW YORK (AP/CBS 2) — The Fire Department said a brush fire in a wooded area of Staten Island has been brought under control.

A spokesman said pockets of brush fires in the Richmond Valley section were extinguished at 7:50 a.m. Wednesday.

About 60 firefighters responded to the scene near Amboy Road after getting a call at 5:52 a.m.   Fire officials said there were no reports of injuries.

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