Fire in Orange under control after spark from pile of mulch

Crews are battling a fire in Orange near

Crews are battling a fire in Orange near the West Haven line that started in a pile of mulch. (April 24, 2014 10:24 PM)

Crews in Orange spent much of Thursday evening battling a fire that started in a pile of mulch.

The fire sparked at around 4 p.m. and winds picked it up, spreading it to a nearby wooded area.

The flames charred about 15 acres near Edison Road. The smoke drifted across I-95, causing a lot of commuters to pump the brakes.

Firefighters say they've been able to control the fire and...

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