WOODLAND TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A fire was raging in the New Jersey Pine Barrens on Monday evening.
The blaze had spread more than 100 acres in Woodland Township, near the Brendan T. Byrne State Forest in Burlington County, CBS2 reported.READ MORE: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Harlem, Police Investigating
Firefighters have requested an air tanker and an observation helicopter.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Javits Center Vaccination Site Now Open 24 Hours
The fire is not threatening any homes or structures in southern New Jersey.
There was no word Monday evening about how it started.MORE NEWS: Paramedic Speaks Out About Being Bitten On Face During Routine Call In Brooklyn: 'We Need Better Protection'
Campgrounds in the area are under a fire ban because of the extremely dry conditions.