Video: Large brush fire burning near Lynn, Mass.

LYNN, Mass. (NBC NEWS) – A brush fire erupted inside the Lynn Woods Reservation, Friday night, which is a municipal park that encompasses public recreational facilities.

Flames were lighting up the night sky and could be seen for miles. The 2,200 acre park is home to scenic nature trails for hiking, running, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing.

Officials said they were monitoring the blaze, and would send crews in if necessary. The fire was being fueled by strong wind gusts.