Tuesday, November 22, 2016

200 Acres Burning In Wharton State Forest


 Both a smaller fire that burned 10 acres in Mullica Township off Moss Mill Road and a 15-acre blaze that began Monday off Unexpected Road in Buena Vista Township were under control Tuesday, officials said.

WATERFORD Twp., NJ (CBS/AP) — Firefighters are battling flames that have burned more than 200 acres of New Jersey’s Wharton State Forest.
The fire is currently burning with 35 percent containment, according to the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.
Investigators are on the scene trying to determine what caused the fire.
The New Jersey Forest Fire Service says wind conditions are making the fire hard to fully contain.
At this time, officials say the fire is posing no danger to the community or any homes.

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