WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters proceed to battle a forest fireplace that has consumed greater than 2,100 acres in southern New Jersey, however authorities say no accidents or property harm has been reported.
The hearth broke out in a distant part of the Wharton State Forest and was found early Sunday afternoon, based on the New Jersey Forest Hearth Service. The hearth initially was small in dimension however, fueled by dry and breezy situations, it started spreading rapidly Sunday night time and was roughly 20 % contained by early Monday.
The reason for the fireplace shouldn’t be but recognized. The blaze, which was producing dense smoke , was spanning areas of Washington, Shamong, Hammonton and Mullica Township.
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