Brush Fire Breaks Out in Inwood Hill Park

By Julie Shapiro and Nigel Chiwaya  on April 21, 2014 5:52pm  | Updated on April 21, 2014 6:57pm

 A brush fire broke out in Inwood Hill Park April 21, 2014.
A brush fire broke out in Inwood Hill Park April 21, 2014.
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Jason Minter

MANHATTAN — A brush fire broke out in Inwood Hill Park Monday afternoon, the FDNY said.

The fire started just after 5 p.m. near West 218th Street in Inwood Hill Park, fire officials said.

Twelve units with 60 firefighters responded to the blaze, the FDNY said. Fire trucks left the scene around 6:45 p.m. with most of the smoke gone.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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