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    Mind your butts! Enhanced risk of wildfire spread today in NJ

     A firefighter on the scene of a fire at Warren Grove in southern Ocean County in 2004. (Photo: New Jersey Forest Fire Service)

    A firefighter on the scene of a fire at Warren Grove in southern Ocean County in 2004. (Photo: New Jersey Forest Fire Service)

    The National Weather Service has issued a bulletin advising of an enhanced risk of wildfire spread in New Jersey Tuesday.

    “Relative humidity values in the 30 to 35 percent range this afternoon combined with very dry fuels and [a] northwest wind of 15 to 20 [mph] with gusts to 25 mph will enhance the risk for the spread of wildfires,” according to the Special Weather Statement issued by the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly.

    As Smokey Bear says, “Only you can prevent wildfires.” Here are some tips from him.

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