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Raging wildfire burns thousands of acres in New Jersey with only 10% contained

Posted on AllSides April 12th, 2023
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Hundreds of people face evacuation orders as a raging wildfire tears through New Jersey.

The New Jersey Forest Fire Service warns that Jimmy’s Waterhole Fire is only 10% contained and has grown to 2,500 acres. 

Firefighters said the fire continues to burn Wednesday morning as some flames have been seen as high as 200 feet. 

Nearly 200 homes and structures around the towns of Lakehurst and Manchester have been evacuated in Ocean County. Several roads around the area are also closed.

The fire is located about 50 miles east of Philadelphia....

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