PORT REPUBLIC, NJ (CBS) — Crews battled a 20-acre fire in Atlantic County on Wednesday afternoon.
Officials say the blaze burned right off of the Garden State Parkway in Port Republic, New Jersey. Authorities say at least 50 acres burned along the highway.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
The fire was contained around 6:00 p.m.READ MORE: Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refinery Rebranded As The Bellwether District
The ramp for exit had to be closed for several hours, but is back open.
Authorities say no homes or businesses appear to be in danger and no evacuation orders were put in place.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Chance Of Severe Weather As Parts Of Region Could See Up To 3 Inches Of Rain
Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.