Day: February 24, 2020

Hamilton Township Firefighters Participate In “Cooked & Uncorked” Fundraising Event

February 24, 2020

EDISON, NJ (MIDDLESEX)—Firefighters from Hamilton Township Fire Department participated in the Garden State Cooked & Uncorked, putting fire to good use, which is the premiere fire department cookoff in New Jersey. The event is held annually and hosted by the NJFMBA New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association and highlights culinary talents of different fire departments. The event was held tonight at the Pines Manor, Edison NJ

The Hamilton Township Fire Department FMBA entry was “Plant based meatballs over pad tai” the entry did not place this year but in years past they have earned third, second and first places.

The yearly fundraising event is held for the Saint Barnabus Burn Center Foundation.

Prescribed Burning In Mercer County Today And Other Areas

February 24, 2020

Today, February 24, the New Jersey Forest Fire Service will be conducting prescribed burning operations in the following areas.


Mercer County – Mercer Meadows


Ocean County
– Little Egg Harbor – Stafford Forge Road
– Barnegat – Greenwood Wildlife Management Area
– Lacey – Double Trouble State Park


Atlantic County
– Buena Vista – Highland Ave/Old Landis Ave
– Estell Manor – River Road
Camden County
– Waterford – Wharton State Forest

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: