Battalion Chief Jim Ginty

Firefighters work to put out a composting fire in Central Park on April 13, 2012.  (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

FDNY Blames Dry Weather For Composting Fire In Central Park

At one point, the flames from the 2-alarm fire were 20 feet in the air and encompassed tree limbs and trunks.