Small Brush Fire Extinguished in Central Park

The fire was quickly contained but continued to slowly burn in Central Park

Saturday, Apr 14, 2012  |  Updated 10:38 AM EDT
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Small Brush Fire Extinguished in Central Park

A brush fire burned Friday afternoon in Central Park.

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Firefighters battled a small but persistent brush fire in Central Park on Friday , authorities said.

The blaze is in the area of 5th Avenue and East 106th Street, according to the FDNY.  It started about 2 p.m. and continued to smolder in a large compost pile.

Firefighters had it under control by 6:05 p.m.

More than 100 firefighters reported to the scene, according to the FDNY press office.

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