eye-3-yellow-3d-2-new-logo philly_kyw_new philly_94wip_new 35h_cbssportsrad_philly philly_wpht_new
NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

Local

Crews Make Progress On Woodlands Fire In Cumberland County

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

By Al Novack

DOWNE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey forestry fire officials are monitoring a forest fire in a remote section of the Edward Bevan Wildlife and Fishing area in rural Cumberland County.

The fire began around 6 p.m. Wednesday night, and by early Thursday morning, some flames had spread over some 1,500 acres.

Late Thursday afternoon, officials told CBS 3 the fire is 85 percent contained.

Officials say no buildings or populated areas are affected and no evacuations have been ordered.

Ackley Road, the only road thru the area, is closed near the fire scene.

Top Content On CBSPhilly

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 31,584 other followers