Ocean Co. wildfires: 1 accidental, 1 intentional

State DEP officials say the fire in Double

State DEP officials say the fire in Double Trouble State Park is being investigated as arson.

(AP) - Investigators have determined that one of the large forest fires that broke out in Ocean County last week was intentionally set. The Asbury Park Press reports that another blaze that occurred in the same area on the same day has been ruled accidental. The first fire started around 11:40 a.m. Thursday along a roadside in Beachwood and burned 307 acres. Investigators say that blaze...

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