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Firefighters Remain on Scene of Brush Fire on I-78

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BerkeleyHeights Fire Department along with mutual aid from many surrounding twns are on scene of brush fire along 78 Westbound in the Berkeley Heights area. Credits: Daniella McDonnell
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BerkeleyHeights Fire Department along with mutual aid from many surrounding twns are on scene of brush fire along 78 Westbound in the Berkeley Heights area. Credits: Daniella McDonnell
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Traffic along Diamond Hill Road to Mountain Avenue due to fire along 78 westbound in the Berkeley Heights area. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
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Elizabeth and HIllside Fire Department stood by at fire Head Quarters to cover the township in the event of another emergency. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
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Firefighters and engines from Elizabeth and Hillside Fire Departments provided mutual aid at the firehouse on Friday afternoon. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
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Firefighters and engines from Elizabeth and Hillside Fire Departments provided mutual aid at the firehouse on Friday afternoon. Credits: Barbara Rybolt
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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A brush fire along I-78 Westbound in the vicinity of Berkeley Heights shut down two westbound lanes on Friday afternoon.Traffic remains backed up for six miles as the firefighters remain on the scene.

Berkeley Heights, Cranford, Springfield and Chatham Fire Departments were called to the scene, as well as ambulances for rehab.

Elizabeth and Hillside Fire Department are at Berkeley Heights Fire headquarters to cover the township in the event of another emergency.  

TAP into Berkeley Heights will update as more information becomes available.

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