Saturday, February 25, 2017
SECTION B10 CURRENT FIRE DANGER
TODAY IS A CLASS 3 DAY
BUILDUP INDEX- 23
RELATIVE HUMIDITY- 58%
HAINES INDEX- 3
WIND- SSE @ 8 mph, gusts to 20
Updated 2/25/17 at 1315 hours
Class day updated daily by about 1430 hours
NEW JERSEY CAMPFIRE RESTRICTIONS
There are no current restrictions
SPECIAL NOTICES/WEATHER ALERTS
Central Jersey District Fire Wardens Association
On-line store is now OPEN
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B10 Section Meeting and Annual RT-130 Refresher
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the Helmetta firehouse at 7 pm. Open meeting for all B10 wardens and crew. PLEASE MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO ATTEND.
CURRENT NJ WILDFIRE ACTIVITY
02/25/17 @ 1310 hrs- SECTION B10- Keyport, Monmouth County, between
Rt 35 and Clark St. B10 crews have contained a 13 acre marsh fire. Multiple structures were threatened early on. Updated 1720 hrs.
B10 13 acre wildfire Rt 35 Keyport
02/24/17 @ 1230 hrs- SECTION A6- Warren County, Knowlton Twp, Knowlton Rd.- A6 crews working a combination field and forest fire originally about 10 acres. Crews burning out. Estimated to be 20-25 acres after burn-out. One structure was threatened early on. Huey Delta 7 assisted. Fire is now under control at 10 acres grass, 10 acres forest at 1740 hrs. Updated 1740 hrs.
02/19/17 - SECTION B5- MAJOR WILDFIRE- "Greenwood Wildfire", Greenwood Forest Wildlife Mgmt Area, Manchester Twp- Contained @ 570 acres on 02/20/17.
***PRESCRIBED BURNING TODAY***
When in doubt about the source of the smoke or fire,
call 9-1-1 or 877-WARN-DEP (877-927-6337)
NJFFS FIRE TOWER STATUS
Division A, B & C fire towers are STAFFED today
Fire tower hours of operation 0845-1645
NJ Forest Fire Service Live Radio Feeds
Division B CNJ District Fire Wardens Association
on-line store is now OPEN
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NJ Forest Fire personnel will need a code to purchase items. Code was provided at Saturday's division meeting on 02/18/17
On-line store is OPEN until 03/03/17
Waretown Fire Co #1
Ocean County, NJ
1985 AM General, 1275 gallon water tank
Photo: John H. Rieth
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