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Fire crews battle brush fires in Wharton State Forest, Beachwood, Franklinville, Berkley & Downe townships

Friday night's rain provided some help for firefighters

Friday night's rain provided some help for firefighters battling several large brush fires around New Jersey. (April 26, 2014 10:45 AM)

The overnight rain provided some much-needed relief for firefighters battling several large brush fires around the state.

A fire in Wharton State Forest burned more than 200 acres before finally being 100 percent contained.

A massive blaze in Beachwood, dubbed the "Continental Fire," along with another in Downe Township in Cumberland County are also 100 percent contained.

The "Cross...

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