WOODBURY - ? Officials are warning residents that there is a threat for brush fires during the heat wave.

Chopper 12 was over a small brush fire in the Edgewood Preserve in Deer Park earlier this week.

The humidity and dry leaves are a dangerous mix during this weather. Firefighters are reminding Long Islanders not to toss cigarette butts on the ground.

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Hot weather stokes brush fire concerns on LI