forest fires

NJ Bill Targets Prescribed Burns [AUDIO]
With a goal of lessening the likelihood of massive forest fires in New Jersey, reintroduced legislation would set standards for state-run controlled burns, and allow private individuals to conduct such burns on their own property.
NJ Residents Urged To Prepare For Wildfires
The New Jersey Departments of Banking and Insurance (DOBI), Community Affairs (DCA) and Environmental Protection (DEP) are reminding Jersey homeowners who live in or near forests to carefully maintain and review their insurance coverage, to maintain their properties with wildfire protection in mind …
New Jersey Fire Risk Remains High
Coming on the heels of numerous brush fires in the past week, it's nearing 90 degrees across New Jersey.  The heat along with the lack of rain and slight breeze has resulted in tinderbox conditions across the state.   The National Weather Service has issued a red flag&n…