Wildfire in Wharton State Forest fully contained at 98 acres

Wharton State Forest Fire

Worton County wildfire erupts Tuesday.New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service said early Wednesday that the 100-acre wildfire that engulfed the Whiteton State Forest on Tuesday is now 100% contained.

The blaze started on Tuesday on Maple Branch in Washington Township, near the village of Batto, but was completely contained by 8 p.m. on Wednesday.

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