New Jersey Forest Fire Service

Prescribed burns in southern Ocean County today
While there's still about a month left for controlled burns, New Jersey State Forest Fire Service crews are taking advantage of each dry day with low winds to gain progress against potential summer Pinelands wildfires. Today's prescribed burns take place in Stafford and Lacey Townships.
Manchester brush fire probe inconclusive
A quickly-extinguished Monday brush fire in Manchester leaves three acres of woods largely charred and folks in a nearby neighborhood breathing a sigh of relief. But how it started remains a mystery.

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