LAKEWOOD, N.J. (CBS) — The New Jersey forest fire that burned 167 acres in Lakewood, Ocean, County was intentionally set, according to officials. Investigators have located the origin of the fire but will not comment on the cause.
The fire was difficult to fight as high winds fanned the flames for two days.READ MORE: Pennsylvania To Expand COVID-19 Eligibility To Everyone In Phase 1C Beginning Monday
Dozens of buildings were burned.READ MORE: Man Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting: Police
A firefighter from the New Jersey Forest Fire Service suffered cardiac arrest and is recovering.MORE NEWS: Former Bordentown Police Chief Frank Nucera Sentencing Postponed For Medical Reasons
No arrests or suspects have been announced.