A large forest fire is burning in Cumberland County New Jersey tonight.

The fire has consumed about 1,000 acres, but NBC 10 reports that as of 10 pm the flames were not threatening any homes in the area.


The fire spread rapidly as winds tonight have been sustained around 30 mph, with gusts over 40 mph. The good news, however, is that officials told NBC10 that they expect the fire to “burn out.”

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