Let's use our brains folks and do some critical thinking

For context, this conversation takes place in northern New Jersey
  1. Coworker 1: it smells like something's burning doesn't it?
  2. Coworker 2: there's a forest fire in New York, that's the only thing around that could really be causing it over this area
    (He's a fire fighter on the side)
  3. Coworker 3: New York *State*?
  4. Me: bruhhhh where exactly in New York City do you think there's a FOREST fire??