Numerous Structures Threatened as Forest Fire Burns

BURLINGTON COUNTY: The New Jersey Forest Fire Service is making progress to contain a wildfire burning off Route 542 and River Road in Washington Township, Burlington County.

The fire is 257 acres in size and 30% contained. Forest Fire Service crews are utilizing a backfire to help contain and stop the forward progression of the fire.

⚠️ Rt 542 between Wading River Bridge and Lovers Lane
⚠️ Old Church Road
⚠️ River Road

⚠️ 30 structures threatened
⚠️ 0 mandatory evacuations

Structure protection is being provided by volunteer fire departments from Ocean County, Burlington County and Atlantic County. We thank them for their assistance.


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