By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (CBS) — Firefighters from several northwest suburban jurisdictions spent Monday afternoon and night battling a stubborn brush fire.

Flames were raging Monday night near Penny and Sutton roads in South Barrington. Fire officials brought in water tankers to help put out the flames.

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We are told this started from a giant mulch pile at a landscaping company near Penny Road and Route 59 earlier in the day.

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The flames then jumped across the railroad tracks, also engulfing South Barrington and nearby areas in smoke.

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The strong winds Monday night did not help.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff