Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in the Hamptons

Several volunteer fire departments responded to a brush fire in the Hamptons Monday, authorities say.

Southampton Township, the lead agency on the fire, said the brush fire was in the area of Old Riverhead Road in Westhampton. They had been on the scene for about two hours by noon and got it under control.

Images on social media showed thick plumes of smoke rising above the tree line.

No injuries were reported.

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