NJ Spotlight News

Illegal campfire may have started massive Mullica River fire

Clip: 06/21/2022 | 3m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

The New Jersey Forest Fire service says it’s finally gotten a handle on the Mullica River Fire that started burning in Wharton State Forest Sunday. On Tuesday, 75 firefighters are battling the blaze, trying to extinguish what appears to be the state’s largest forest fire in 15 years. An illegal campfire is being investigated as the cause of the fire.

Aired: 06/21/22

Rating: NR

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