KENILWORTH, NJ - At approximately 2:45pm today a brush fire was reported at Galloping Hill Golf Course which is located in both Kenilworth and Union.
The fire was spreading and reported closer to the Fairway Drive area of Union. The fire covered a large portion of property located adjacent to the Parkway. While the Union Fire Department was lead on the scene, the Kenilworth Engine 4 was called to the scene for mutial aid along with Mountainside and a Scotch Plains brush truck as well. Cranford, Roselle Park, Springfield also were added to the scene over time.
Residents nearby should expect residual smoke and ash nearby according to a Union Township spokesperson.
The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.
Editor's Note, updates to this story were provided in part by Kathy Cryan from TAP into Union.