Residents in Lakewood woke up this morning to find their vehicles covered in ash from the forest fire in Burlington County.
The firs is contained to approximately 12 thousands acres.
Lakewood Fire Chief Mike D’Elia says there is no need to call 911 about smell unless you see smoke or flames.
There is a very strong smell of smoke in and around Lakewood.
A Lakewood Hatzolah veteran says residents – particularly the elderly, children, and those with respiratory issues – should avoid the outdoors today.
Residents in Lakewood find ash on their vehicles this morning from the forest fire. Fire Chief Mike D’Elia says no need to call 911 about smell unless you see smoke or flames. pic.twitter.com/wymZIsSeGN
— The Lakewood Scoop (@LakewoodScoop) March 31, 2019