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Wildfire burns thousands of acres in NJ

(Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey- WABC, May 15, 2007) - A wildfire on the border of Ocean and Burlington counties in southern New Jersey burned thousands of acres of brush and forest on Tuesday, closing several highways, forcing hundreds of residents to evacuate and damaging several homes.
The area burning is about 25 miles north of Atlantic City.
By 10 p.m., the fire had consumed about 12,000 acres, about 19 square miles, according to Bert Plante, a division fire warden with the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.


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