Barge fire breaks out behind metal recycling plant in Hunts Point

Firefighters had to use two boats to extinguish the flames.

Firefighters had to use two boats to extinguish the flames. (5/6/13)

THE BRONX - Firefighters had to use two boats to extinguish a barge fire in Hunts Point this morning.

FDNY officials say it started at around 10 a.m. behind a metal recycling plant.

There's no word yet on what sparked the flames. 

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