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Brush Fire at Mountainside Park

According to an assistant division fire warden of the New Jersey Forest Fire Service, the fire was reported at 6:15 p.m. on April 21 in Mountainside Park off Mountain Avenue in Pompton Plains. About a quarter-acre was involved. The local engine companies responded with about 40 firefighters and five apparatuses, and it took about 400 gallons of water to extinguish the blaze. Three engines and six firefighters from the New Jersey Forest Fire Service arrived later, and the fire was knocked down at about 8 p.m


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