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Brush Fire

A brush fire broke out in Prospect Park on Monday, April 6. (Credit: Brooklynpippi)

National Weather Service Issues Brush Fire Warning For NYC Area

The National Weather Service has issued a fire warning for the New York City area because of dry brush and gusty winds.

04/18/2015

A brush fire broke out in Prospect Park on Monday, April 6. (Credit: @steve_morotta, via Twitter)

Brush Fire Rages For Hours In Prospect Park

A brush fire broke out Monday evening in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

04/06/2015

Hazy smoke seen in a nearby neighborhood during a brush fire at a recycling plant in West Orange, N.J. (Credit: Mary Clare)

Firefighters Battle Multi-Alarm Fire At West Orange Recycling Plant

The multi-alarm fire broke out just before 1:20 p.m. Sunday at the plant on Mount Pleasant Avenue.

04/05/2015

A crowd at Penn Station during NJ TRANSIT delays due to a brush fire at Kearny, New Jersey. (Credit: @noe_angelique, via Twitter)

Kearny Brush Fire Snags NJ TRANSIT Service

A brush fire in Kearny, New Jersey caused major delays on NJ TRANSIT trains from Penn Station during the evening rush Thursday.

04/02/2015

A brush fire in Secaucus, New Jersey, delayed NJ TRANSIT trains on the evening of Monday, Aug. 11. (Credit: Anthony Batson)

NJ TRANSIT Trains Delayed By Secaucus Brush Fire During Evening Rush

Firefighters in New Jersey were battling a brush fire on Monday night, that had delayed NJ Transit trains.

08/11/2014

Woodbridge, NJ brush fire (CBS 2)

Fire That Burned Brush, Trucks In Woodbridge, N.J., Deemed Suspicious

A fast-moving brush fire in Woodbridge Township, N.J. burned for hours and destroyed several vehicles, and investigators have now uncovered evidence calling the fire suspicious.

05/07/2014

A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Multiple Forest Fires Rage In Ocean County, N.J.

The fire began shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a remote spot in Cumberland County off the Delaware Bay.

04/24/2014

A brush fire burns in Inwood Hill Park on April 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Burns At Inwood Hill Park In Upper Manhattan

The fire is limited to one alarm, so far, but smoke could be seen above the Henry Hudson Parkway.

04/21/2014

An extra-alarm brush fire raged Monday evening on Staten Island. (Credit: Mellana Cramer)

Brush Fire Rages Near Goethals Bridge On Staten Island

An extra-alarm brush fire was raging on Staten Island Monday evening, bringing heavy smoke and causing traffic jams.

04/14/2014

Brush fire burns near Raritan Center in Edison on April 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Burns Over 250 Acres Near Raritan Center In Edison

A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey.

04/10/2014

Brush fire along Route 280E seen still smoking, March 26, 2014. The ground is charred, but there are no flames. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Dry Brush, Gusty Winds Help Spread Brush Fires Near NJ TRANSIT Tracks In Harrison

The blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.

03/26/2014

College point brush fire (CBS 2)

Fire Rips Through Field In College Point, Queens

A brush fire broke out and destroyed about an acre of tall grass Tuesday afternoon in College Point, Queens.

03/18/2014

Two women walk in the snow in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Nov. 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bitter Cold Catches New Yorkers Off Guard; Winds Bring Danger

Sunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.

11/24/2013

Old Bridge Fire

Brush Fire Prompts Evacuations In Old Bridge, N.J.

Several homes in Old Bridge Township have been evacuated as firefighters battle a growing brush fire in the central New Jersey community.

11/24/2013

A brush fire burns at Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg, NY on Friday Nov. 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Continue To Battle Brush Fire In Rockland County

The blaze began around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg. With wind gusts of over 30 miles per hour, it quickly spread.

11/15/2013

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