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A brush fire is seen near a ballfield in Ocean County, N.J., on April 24, 2014. (credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS 2)

Multiple Forest Fires Rage In Ocean County, N.J.

The fire began shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday in a remote spot in Cumberland County off the Delaware Bay.

04/24/2014

Red Flag Warning graphic for April 3, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Windy, Dry Conditions Spur Red Flag Warning For Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service said gusty winds, along with humidity levels as low as 20 percent, mean there is a “great potential” for wildfires in the area through the day.

04/03/2013

A brush fire burns in Suffolk County on April 9, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Wind-Fueled Brush Fires Continue To Wreak Havoc On L.I.; NYC, Southern N.J. Also Battling Flames

Several major brush fires continued to burn Monday night in the Tri-State Area. Among the most serious is a fire in Suffolk County, where officials spent the evening coordinating efforts with state authorities and the National Guard.

04/09/2012