Climate Change Blamed for More Fire-risk Days in NJ
Four more fire-risk days in South Jersey, 10 more in the north
TED GOLDBERG / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – Crews are making progress on a wildfire that broke out Monday night in Gloucester County. The fire is burning in the White Oaks Wildlife Management Area in Franklin and Monroe Townships. According to the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, the fire has grown to more than 150 acres but is now 60% contained with no structures threatened.
The wildfire is just the latest in New Jersey this spring, as the wildfire season expands and officials struggle to find enough resources to respond …