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Fire burns 40 acres near Atlantic City airport

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A fire sparked by an arching wire burned 40 acres at Atlantic City International Airport on Saturday morning.
The fire burned about an hour and a half and was resolved in about four hours, officials said.
Firefighters from the 177th Fighter Wing, South Jersey Transportation Authority, the NJ Forest Fire Service and Cardiff responded with mutual aid totaling 20 apparatus and about 40 to 50 firefighters.
Egg Harbor Township police and NJ State Police along with 177th security forces helped at the scene.
No injuries were reported.


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Lynda Cohen

Lynda Cohen founded BreakingAC after working as a local newspaper reporter for more than two decades. She is an NJPA award-winner and was a Stories of Atlantic City fellow.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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