WASHINGTON PARK, Ill. (KMOV) – Authorities were battling a large brush fire that broke out in the Metro East on Friday.
According to firefighters, the blaze started in the 7000 block of Forest in State Park, Ill. Around 12 p.m.
Officials from the Washington Park Fire Department said they were helping put out the fire in a large field.
It was not immediately known how much land was affected.
We’ll be sure to bring you updated information as it becomes available.