Fire reported between Brick High School and Parkway Wednesday morning

Brush fire - file photo by Valeriy Kirsanov

BRICK TOWNSHIP, NJ – A fire broke out in a wooded area between Brick Township High School and the Garden State Parkway early Wednesday morning.

Firefighters responded to the area at around 10:30 am after receiving reports of a brush fire behind the school near the Exit 90 interchange.

The department confirmed the fire was not on school property.

The New Jersey State Forest Fire, Brick Township Fire Stations: Breton Woods, Pioneer Hose, Laurelton, and Herbertsville all responded to the call and quickly extinguished the fire.

“The fire was contained to the area of the wood line and not on school property,” the Brick Township Police Department confirmed.

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