Brush Fire

A large brush fire burns in Orangeburg, N.Y., on Nov. 14, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Major Brush Fire Burns In Orangeburg

The blaze began Thursday afternoon in Tallman Mountain State Park in Orangeburg, near Greenbush Road and Route 303.

11/14/2013

Ramapo Brush Fire

Brush Fire Leaves Acre After Acre Charred In Rockland County

Helicopters dumped water Tuesday evening on a brush fire that spread to a wooded area in Rockland County.

10/29/2013

Metro-North Brush Fire

Brush Fire Causes Delays On Metro-North Hudson Line During Evening Rush

Service on the Hudson Line of the Metro-North Railroad was delayed by up to 40 minutes during the Wednesday evening rush due to a brush fire.

05/01/2013

Brush Fire (file / credit: clipart.com)

Warm Weather Sparks Brush Fire Worry

Most people probably welcome the warm weather, except, maybe, for some local fire officials worried about the potential for more brush fires.

04/09/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Brush Fire Murder Suspect Arraigned

Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

03/13/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Queens Brush Fire Murders

The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.

03/12/2013

Police are looking for a two-tone dark-colored custom van (top), a four-door light-colored sedan (middle) and a four-door dark-colored sedan (bottom) in connection with a brush fire in Queens were two bodies were found. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For 3 Vehicles In Connection With Bodies Found In Queens Brush Fire

One is two-tone dark-colored custom van, the second is a four-door light-colored sedan and the third is a four-door dark-colored sedan, police said.

03/07/2013

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

DEC: Suffolk County Brush Fire Intentionally Set

The state Department of Environmental Conservation sent a preliminary report last week to the Suffolk County police arson squad listing the cause as “incendiary,” meaning arson.

05/03/2012

Fire crews battle a brush fire in Manorville, N.Y. on April 17, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Contain Large Brush Fire In Manorville, Long Island

The blaze broke out around 1:30 p.m. just one mile from and one week after another massive brush fire that burned over 1,000 acres

04/17/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Police: 2 Men Face Arson Charges In N.J.

Authorities said Greg Woodman remained jailed Saturday but Michael Sloan has been released.

04/14/2012

Brush Fire Damage - Manorville, NY - Apr 10, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Celebration Planned For Firefighters Who Battled Long Island Brush Fire

An all-day celebration is planned for May 19 at the Brookhaven Amphitheater in Farmingville to honor the hundreds of volunteer firefighters who helped douse the brush fire that scorched 1,124 acres of Suffolk County.

04/13/2012

Crews battle a brush fire in Suffolk County on April 10, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Experts: Brush Fires Necessary For Environment On Long Island

“This is a fire-dependent ecosystem. It has to burn to survive,” said Richard Amper of the L.I. Pine Barens Society.

04/12/2012

William Hille (credit: CBS 2)

William Hille, Firefighter Burned In Suffolk County Brush Fire, Returns Home

The Long Island firefighter who took on a wall of flames battling a massive brush fire that burned more than 1,000 acres of the Pine Barrens was back at home on Wednesday.

04/11/2012

A brush fire in Carlstadt - Apr 11, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Brush Fire Near Izod Center In New Jersey Contained After Firefighters Battle Flames

Thick, black smoke could be seen billowing from the area near the Izod Center throughout the afternoon.

04/11/2012

The brush fire left Dennis Krupski's business on Wading River Manor Road in shambles. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Wildfire Under Control; Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For Suffolk Co.

“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”

04/10/2012

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