Wharton State Forest fire nearing full containment

     The smoke plume from the forest fire in Waterford Sunday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of @taeganlong via Twitter)

    The smoke plume from the forest fire in Waterford Sunday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of @taeganlong via Twitter)

    A forest fire in Wharton State Forest in South Jersey is nearing full containment. 

    The conflagration near Atsion Lake in Waterford is consuming 907-acres as of Monday morning, according to New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Bob Considine. Crews have achieved 80% containment, he added.

    No structures are threatened, and no injuries have been reported, Considine said. 

    The wildfire broke out late Sunday morning. 

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