Brush fire closes Route 562 for 2 hours
Part of Route 562 was closed while crews battled a brush fire.
Hoses covered the road in Douglass Twp., Berks Co., Wednesday afternoon as firefighters from several companies worked to contain the smoke and flames.
The fire broke out around 1 p.m. near Farmington Avenue.
Firefighters used chain saws to cut through the brush to get to the fire.
Officials have not determined how the fire started.
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