A fast-moving brush fire in Woodbridge Township, N.J. burned for hours and destroyed several vehicles, and investigators have now uncovered evidence calling the fire suspicious.
The fire began shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a remote spot in Cumberland County off the Delaware Bay.
The fire is limited to one alarm, so far, but smoke could be seen above the Henry Hudson Parkway.
An extra-alarm brush fire was raging on Staten Island Monday evening, bringing heavy smoke and causing traffic jams.
A brush fire billowing thick black smoke has burned 35 to 40 acres in a marshy part of central New Jersey.
The blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.
A brush fire broke out and destroyed about an acre of tall grass Tuesday afternoon in College Point, Queens.
Sunday was a frigid and windblown day in the Tri-State Area, which sparked forest fires, sent debris flying through the streets, and had people gearing up for what they fear is a glimpse of winter weather to come.
Several homes in Old Bridge Township have been evacuated as firefighters battle a growing brush fire in the central New Jersey community.
The blaze began around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Clausland Mountain in Orangeburg. With wind gusts of over 30 miles per hour, it quickly spread.
The blaze began Thursday afternoon in Tallman Mountain State Park in Orangeburg, near Greenbush Road and Route 303.
Helicopters dumped water Tuesday evening on a brush fire that spread to a wooded area in Rockland County.
Service on the Hudson Line of the Metro-North Railroad was delayed by up to 40 minutes during the Wednesday evening rush due to a brush fire.
Most people probably welcome the warm weather, except, maybe, for some local fire officials worried about the potential for more brush fires.
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