South Brunswick Police have received several calls reporting a smell of smoke this morning coming from a large brush fire in Wharton State Forest in Burlington County, approximately 50 miles south.
The smoke has come as far north as New York City.
New Jersey State Forest Fire crews have been working on the fire since Sunday. At 9 a.m.m today they reported that the 1,500 acre fire was 50 ercent contained. Smoke will continue to drift into our area throughout the day until this evening.