Dispatched for a large fire close to a building. Upon arrival, there is a large brush fire noted in an area with discarded wood and other objects adjacent to a barn on the east side of the property behind the residence. Access gained to the area and the fire is extinguished by fire department personnel. The subject at the scene states that they were burning some paper products near the pile of discarded wood and other objects when the fire spread to the pile. A passing motorist had initiated the 911 call. The subject states that they were calling 911 when they heard the sirens from our apparatus traveling towards this location. After the fire is extinguished and there is no extension of the fire noted, all units cleared the scene and returned to quarters.