.A Monday afternoon blaze that charred acres of woods not far from the New Jersey Forest Resource Educational Center in Jackson is under scrutiny by police investigators.

Jackson Forest Fire 4-25-16 (Jackson PD Facebook)

The fire in the forested area between Don Connor Boulevard and East Veterans Highway forced a shutdown of Don Connor between Bowman Road and Jackson Memorial High School.

Jackson Forest Fire 4-25-16 (Jackson PD Facebook)

Township firefighters and crews from the New Jersey State Forestry Services collaborated to knock down the flames. There were no indications from police that any injuries resulted.

Questions remain regarding the source and origin of the fire. Anyone with information that can help the probe should reach Jackson PD, 732-928-1111.

Sign Up For The WOBM Newsletter