A massive wildfire sparked this afternoon has burned out of control, burning multiple business and acres of land. Firefighters from across New Jersey are battling the blaze.
The fire was first reported at 1:22pm, according to the police, and was quickly reported as having caught to neighboring businesses as smoke billowed into the air.
Hours later, the fire still burns, with the Garden State Parkway and nearby areas shut down to help firefighters fight the blaze.
BREAKING: Fire near Costco on Route 70.
Blaze is currently out of control.
Getting reports of burn victims as well. pic.twitter.com/sstzc4RdZb
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