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Firefighters Work To Contain Camden Forest Fire

(credit: CBS 2)

(credit: CBS 2)


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WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A forest fire in New Jersey is under investigation.

Fire crews were called to the Goshen Pond Camping area in the Wharton State Forest in Camden after the blaze broke out Thursday.

By midday Friday, the 225-acre blaze was about 90 percent contained, officials said.

The fire will likely be contained by the end of the day.

It is unclear how the fire started.

No injuries have been reported.