Several Trees Catch Fire in Field in Miami

Authorities investigating after trees in open field catch fire

Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013  |  Updated 6:29 AM EDT
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Video provided by Miami Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Ignatius Carroll shows firefighters extinguish several trees that caught fire in a field in Miami.

Video provided by Miami Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Ignatius Carroll shows firefighters extinguish several trees that caught fire in a field in Miami.

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Authorities are investigating after several trees caught on fire in an open field in Miami late Tuesday.

The fire broke out around 10 p.m. at the field in the area of Northwest 4th Avenue and 6th Street, Miami Fire Rescue spokesman Lt. Ignatius Carroll said.

Miami Police officers were the first to arrive and tried to extinguish the fire before it quickly grew out of control, Carroll said.

Firefighters arrived and were able to quickly put it out. No one was reported injured.

The cause of the fire is undetermined, Carroll said.

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