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Crews from Springfield Battle Brush Fire Near Railroad Tracks

fireSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — A large brush fire near train tracks burned through the woods.

The fire started around 6:30 this evening by Verge Street – as the flames burned through trees and brush.

However — fire crews speculated that the fire was not sparked by the passing trains.

Three fire crews from Springfield responded to extinguish the flames.

It was one of several brush fires across the area today — several of which were smaller and contained quickly.