Berkeley brush fire now 80 percent contained; Beachwood residents return home

Another blaze in Berkeley still is being battled.

Another blaze in Berkeley still is being battled. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

Residents forced to evacuate because of a brush fire in Beachwood are back in their homes, while crews continue to battle another brush fire in Berkeley Township.

The Beachwood blaze, nicknamed the "Continental Fire," is fully contained but still burning. It started just before noon Thursday near the intersection of Grand Central Parkway and Berkeley Avenue. Fire officials say it...

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