Southern NJ forest fire is mostly contained; no injuries

Por: Associated Press Life June 22, 2022


A forest fire burning in southern New Jersey was 95% contained as of late afternoon Tuesday, and firefighters were confident it would not spread beyond perimeter lines they had created.The fire in Wharton State Forest is believed to have been caused by an illegal, unattended campfire in the woods, said Greg McLaughlin, chief of the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.He said the fire had burned 13,500 of the 15,175-acre containment area that was set... + full article

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