Police & Fire

Sunday Afternoon Forest Fire Controlled Burn on Route 539 in Barnegat

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With an early start to the wildfire season, the N.J. Forest Fire Service is cautioning the public that a moment of carelessness can lead to wildfires that can place properties and lives at risk
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BARNEGAT, NJ - Area travelers should be aware that there is a controlled burn on Route 539 just north of Route 72.  There will be flames and smoke in the area while you are driving.  The Barnegat Police Department recently sent out a press release.  

The burn will be from mile marker 14 in Barnegat through mile marker 21 near border of Manchester Township. 

Please drive carefully.  

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NEW JERSEY FISH AND WILDLIFE ANNOUNCES 3RD ANNUAL STATEWIDE YOUTH FISHING CHALLENGE AND FREE FISHING DAY ON SATURDAY, JUNE 9

June 6, 2018

TRENTON - Recreational anglers and those new to the pastime can try their hand at freshwater fishing during a statewide challenge and Free Fishing Day, both on Saturday, June 9, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today.

The DEP's Division of Fish and Wildlife's Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs Program is hosting the Youth Fishing Challenge statewide to introduce ...