Firefighters battle brush fire behind strip mall on Oak Tree Road in Tappan

The winds were so heavy that Tappan fire crews had to call in help from both Sparkill and Northvale, N.J. fire departments to help put out the fire.

The winds were so heavy that Tappan fire crews had to call in help from both Sparkill and Northvale, N.J. fire departments to help put out the fire. (3/26/14)

TAPPAN - Gusty winds proved to be a challenge for firefighters battling a brush fire behind a strip mall on Oak Tree Road in Tappan today.

The winds were so heavy that Tappan fire crews had to call in help from both Sparkill and Northvale, N.J. fire departments to help put out the fire.

Fire officials say there were no injuries.

They added that even with the wind, they were able to put out the flames in under an hour.

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