Large brush fire burns at least 100 acres in Edison

A large brush fire in Edison has burned at least 100 acres in Raritan Center since it started this afternoon.Click 'PLAY' in the video player

EDISON - A large brush fire in Edison has burned at least 100 acres in Raritan Center since it started this afternoon.

Click 'PLAY' in the video player to see Chopper 12 footage of the fire as well as a VClip.

More than 100 firefighters were on hand battling the flames over the course of five hours. The fire was so big that the smoke darkened the sky. People as far north as Scotch Plains and Clark say they saw smoke and embers from the blaze.

Fire Officials say the blaze is now under control.

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