Wednesday, May 27, 2015
SECTION B10 CURRENT FIRE DANGER
TODAY IS A CLASS 3 DAY
BUILDUP INDEX- 62
RELATIVE HUMIDITY- 57%
HAINES INDEX- 3
WIND- SWW @ 7 mph
updated 05/27/15 at 1420 hrs
Class day updated daily by about 1430 hours
NEW JERSEY CAMPFIRE RESTRICTIONS
No restrictions are in effect
SPECIAL NOTICES/WEATHER ALERTS
Some rainfall totals from last night's passing showers
South Brunswick- .79"
East Brunswick- .25"
Old Bridge- .12"
Coyle Field- 0"
Estell Manor- 0"
Berkeley Twp- 0"
Stafford Twp- 0"
Hot, dry conditions mean big forest fire risk for NJ
(news video link)
***Division B- LEVEL 1 PATROLS Today***
DIVISION B PACK TEST- Saturday, May 30, 2015
at the Div B New Lisbon office 8:30 am-11:30 am
***This will be the last pack test till fall of 2015***
CURRENT NJ WILDFIRE ACTIVITY
05/25/15 @ 1615 hrs- SECTION B9- Jackson Twp- "Pole Brook Wildfire" Colliers Mills WMA off Reed Rd behind Great Adventure Safari area- Air tanker Bravo 1 made multiple drops in 2 trips. IC reports 100% containment at 25 acres 2330 hrs on 05/25/15 after burn-out ops. Updated 05/27/15
news link News link with video
NJFFS FIRE TOWER STATUS
Division B & C fire towers are STAFFED today
Fire towers hours of operation 0945-1745
NJ Forest Fire Service Live Radio Feeds
More NJ Forest Fire T-shirts are available.
Please visit the "B10 stuff for sale" page to order
NJ Forest Fire Member since 1989
Morganville Independent Fire Co
Marlboro Twp, NJ
2014 International Work Star 4x4/2015 KME Flex Interface Engine.
1250 gpm Darley PTO pump, 750 GWT, 20 gallon Class A foam tank.
Photo: John H. Rieth
Current wildfire news........
Scenes from around the region ..........
Piscataway, NJ 05/26/15
The 25 acre "Pole Brook Wildfire" deep in Colliers Mills WMA, Jackson Twp on 05/25/15
B9 crewman Matt Jamison performing mop-up from the well of B17 during the Pole Brook Wildfire on 05/25/15
Draft point at the "Pole Brook Wildfire" in Jackson Twp on 05/25/15
Wharton State Forest
Tuckerton Stage Road Project
Recently, NJFFS B3 crews along with state park personnel repaired Tuckerton Stage Rd. in Wharton State Forest. Top photo is before. Bottom photo is after.
Great job guys!