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The second wildfire was in the Brendan T Byrne State Forest, which is located in Vincentown, Burlington County, about 25 miles from Philadelphia. The New Jersey Forest Fire Service warned people to avoid the area. No details were available on the size of the fire or possible containment.What happened to the fire in Lakewood NJ?
New Jersey Forest Fire Service personnel and firefighters from all over Ocean County were working to extinguish the fire that started sometime after 1 p.m. in Lakewood, officials said. Brick Township Mayor John G. Ducey said three of the homes, all in Brick Lake Park, were left uninhabitable.Is there a fire near the Jersey Shore?
The wildfire was first spotted around 4 p.m. Sunday. It was burning in an area with limited accessibility inside Bass River State Forest, the fire service said. The wildfire has scorched about 900 acres near the Jersey Shore coastal community, the fire service said.How big is the forest fire in Ocean County NJ?
Read more: NJ Forest Fire Updates: 29 Homes Damaged, Parkway Reopens OCEAN COUNTY — Firefighters continued to battle a 162-acre forest fire on Monday morning that damaged at least 29 homes, forced hundreds to evacuate and closed the Garden State Parkway and Route 70, jamming roads as motorists tried to navigate through the area.