Early Moring Brush Fire Burns Six Acres

Photo courtesy Whiting Fire Company Station 33

  WHITING – The New Jersey Forest Fire Service (NJFFS) is currently investigating a brush fire that occurred early this morning off of Route 70, officials said.

  The Whiting Fire Company Station 33 along with the NJFFS were dispatched around 2:30 a.m. for a working brush fire of about six acres, Chief 3300 confirmed.

  Brush units 3339, 3329 and Engine 3301 responded to the scene, with crews entering the woods to knock down the bulk of the fire and Engine 01 supplied water.

  At this time, the cause of the fire in under investigation by the NJFFS.

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