Wildfire Burns 150 Acres in Franklin and Monroe Twps., NJ
Crews are making progress with containing a relatively small wildfire in lower Gloucester County.
The New Jersey Forest Fire Service says the blaze, named the "Box Turtle Fire," started Monday afternoon on both private property and in the White Oaks Wildlife Management Area in Franklin and Monroe Townships, not too far from Victory Lakes.
"Substantial progress" had been made as of lunchtime Tuesday.
The fire is currently 150 acres in size and 60 percent contained.
Today crews will continue to monitor and improve containment lines in addition to extinguishing any hotspots near the fire perimeter.
No structures are threatened, there have been no evacuations, and there are no road closures.