Hours after finishing a forest fire course, the Lakewood Fire Department and the State Forest Fire Service battled a brush fire along New Hampshire Avenue Sunday afternoon. 

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The Lakewood Scoop reports the blaze started around 3 p.m. and spread across several acres near Locust Avenue.

A plane aided crews on the ground by dropping water. The fire was mostly contained by 4 p.m..

Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
Photo courtesy of The Lakewood Scoop
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