A sterling, serene Sunday afternoon in Prospect Park was interrupted by a brush fire, with fire trucks rolling into the 150-year-old bucolic gem.
So Prospect Park is on fire pic.twitter.com/XYE1ztkhru
— Ashley Semrick (@HelloSemrick) April 9, 2017
A spokesperson confirmed the FDNY received a call at approximately 3:19 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.
Firefighters rushed to Prospect Park West and 9th Street to put out the fire. No major damage took place during the incident, first reported by Patch.
Big thanks @FDNY for rapid response to brush fire @prospect_park. Quick work to save Brooklyn’s only native forest. pic.twitter.com/N9xd85eU3q
— Brad Lander (@bradlander) April 9, 2017
Fire in @prospect_park pic.twitter.com/17p6yPCw8o
— BrooklynBread (@BKbreadBlog) April 9, 2017
The FDNY left the scene at approximately 5:39 p.m. A spokesperson said the cause of the incident was still under investigation.