Updated Monday, March 17, 9:25 a.m.
More than 100 firefighters tamed a massive brush fire that lit up Howard Beach late Saturday afternoon, the FDNY said.
Flames broke out in a field of reeds near Spring Creek Park at 83rd Street and 163rd Avenue at about 4:20 p.m., fire officials said.
The FDNY said it took about 138 firefighters and 33 units to put out the three-alarm blaze. It was under control by about 6:20 p.m.
There were no reported injuries, according to the Fire Department.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation, an FDNY spokesperson said.
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