Prescribed burn taking place in Barnegat this afternoon
If you're seeing smoke and flames in parts of Barnegat today, there's no need to be alarmed as the Forest Fire Service will be conducting a prescribed burn at Cloverdale Park.
The burns will begin to spread around 1:00 pm today and officials warn of heavy smoke in the area now.
We'll have mostly sunny skies today with dry conditions and some light winds, according to Meteorologist Dan Zarrow.
The conditions may cause the smoke to travel to Waretown.
If you have any questions or concerns please call Ocean Township Police dispatch at 609-693-4007.
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