Brush Fire Causing Delays On Parkway In Brick

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

BRICK – A brush fire is causing problems with the Wednesday night commute in Ocean County.

According to the state Department of Transportation, the Garden State Parkway is closed in both directions in the area of Exit 91.

Brick Police have also reported that Burnt Tavern Road North is closed in the area.

Ocean County Scanner News was first to report the blaze appears to have started in a drainage pipe near interchange 91.

Photo courtesy Ocean County Scanner News

No word on how long the road will be closed for.

Governor Murphy posted on Facebook a short time ago saying the DOT has activated the 511 Connect System for those travelers stuck. For assistance, dial 511 or visit

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