June 6, 2023
JACKSON, NJ (OCEAN)–The New Jersey Forrest Fire Service reports:
WILDFIRE UPDATE: East Commodore Boulevard – Jackson Twp., Ocean County
The New Jersey Forest Fire Service remains on scene of a wildland-urban interface wildfire burning in the area of East Commodore Boulevard and Cedar Swamp Road in Jackson Twp., Ocean County.
The wildfire is 50 acres in size and is 0% contained.
Forest Fire Service crews are utilizing a backfiring operation to protect surrounding homes and burn fuel ahead of the main body of fire. This operation will be ongoing throughout the night.
The Forest Fire Service hopes to contain the fire between East Commodore Boulevard, Cedar Swamp Road and Jackson Mills Road.
Exit 21 on Interstate 195 is closed
East Commodore Boulevard is closed between Cedar Swamp Road and Jackson Mills Road
Cedar Swamp Road is closed between East Commodore Road and Jackson Mills Road
Jackson Mills Road is closed between East Commodore Road and Cedar Swamp Road
Please avoid the area.
30 structures are threatened – structure protection is being provided by local fire companies.
There are no mandatory evacuations at this time.