Riverhead firefighters used hoses and a brush truck to douse a fire that sparked in a field near Reeves Creek in Aquebogue Thursday afternoon.
The fire began in a high grassy area just south of Peconic Bay Boulevard about 1:40 p.m., said third assistant chief Pete Jackman.
Firefighters arrived on scene with an engine and used a hose to put out the fire. A brush truck — a specialized vehicle used to access areas off roadways — drove into the brush as a precaution and drenched the area with water to completely extinguish the blaze.
The cause of the fire has not been determined yet, said Riverhead Fire Department Chief Anthony White.