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    NWS: Enhanced wildfire danger today

     (Photo: NJFFS Section B-10)

    (Photo: NJFFS Section B-10)

    The National Weather Service has issued a bulletin advising of enhanced fire danger today throughout most of New Jersey today. 

    The area of concern includes the entire Jersey Shore and the Pine Barrens. 

    The bulletin:

    Gusty southwest winds to 30 m.p.h. this afternoon with low relative humidity and rapidly drying fine fuels will probably result in a an enhanced risk of wildfire danger this afternoon.

    The National Weather Service requests extra care to maintain outdoor fire safety today. 

    Fire crews extinguished wildfires in Edison and Middletown yesterday. 

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

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