Monday, April 13, 2009

Staten Island Brush Fire Smoke Seen From Coney Island

Image courtesy of Rubys Host (

Yesterday's Easter Sunday winds in New York helped to spread a brush fire in Staten Island threatening a few beach homes in the Homestead residential area. A six-alarm fire, called it, the fire department. The billows of smoke were seen from Coney Island and photographed by Ruby's Host

Star-Ledger Continuous News Desk via New reports:
250 firefighters were deployed to douse the fire, which ignited around 2 p.m. today and damaged at least three houses, the report says. No injuries were initially reported, but residents in two of the three affected
houses were evacuated.

Staten Island brush fire is visible from N.J. Turnpike [New]

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