A blaze engulfing 600 acres in West Milford, New Jersey, is at this moment only 30 percent contained. The wildfire.has grown since it was reported at 11:34 a.m. that the fire encompassed 150 acres. A Stage 2 fire danger has been declared
The Department of Environmental Protection is urging New Jersey residents to check trees on their property for signs of beech leaf disease and report their findings to the New Jersey Forest Service, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today. Beech leaf disease was first detected in Bergen and Essex counties in summer 2020 and is now confirmed in 10 additional counties.