Two acres of palm trees go up in flames in Chandler

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Smoke could be seen for miles

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CHANDLER - Fire crews responded to a call of a palm tree fire on Wednesday afternoon.

Chandler Fire spokesperson Paul Nies tells 3TV they battled a two-acre palm tree blaze near Brooks Farms and Tower Road. The smoke could be seen for miles as acres of trees burned.

Authorities are still not sure if the area burned was a tree farm. No structures in the vicinity were damaged. It took 24 firefighters to put out the blaze.

A spokesperson for Chandler Fire says they still have not determined what caused the fire.