NJ Forrest Fire Service Prescribed Burns

February 23, 2020

Today, February 23, the New Jersey Forest Fire Service will be conducting prescribed burning operations in the following areas.

Morris County
– Mendham – Valley Road
Somerset County
– Bernardsville – Hardscrabble Road
Sussex County
– Andover – Kittatinny Valley State Park

Burlington County
– Shamong – Wharton State Forest
– Bass River – Warren Grove Bombing Range
Ocean County
– Berkeley – Township Line Road
– Berkeley – Dover Forge Road
– Jackson – Jackson Township Schools
Monmouth County
– Howell – Atlantic Avenue

Cumberland County
– Commercial – Millville Wildlife Management Area
– Lawrence – Millville Wildlife Management Area
– Maurice River – Peaslee Wildlife Management Area
Gloucester County
– Franklin – White Oaks Wildlife Management Area

This schedule is weather dependent and subject to change.

If in doubt about the source of smoke or fire, call 9-1-1 or 877-WARN-DEP (877-927-6337).

More information about prescribed burning can be found here: https://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2019/19_0029.htm

Monday Februray 24, 2020

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service has determined that the weather conditions on Monday, February 24th will be safe and suitable for prescribed burning.

The Pole Farm and Reed Bryan sections of Mercer Meadows will be CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, beginning Monday morning.

For more information on prescribed burning, please visit: http://mercercountyparks.org/#!/activities/prescribed-burns