Fire Burns Hundreds of Acres In Pine Barrens

Firefighters are battling a forest fire that has consumed hundreds of acres in southern New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. The fire broke out on Monday. Officials say no homes are in danger, according to an AP report.

The fire can be smelled in the as far north as northern Ocean County due to atmospheric conditions. The fire is located near the Brendan T. Byrne Forest.

Photo provided by Beachwood Police Department.

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