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VIDEO: Hundreds Evacuated By Raging Fire In Berkeley, Ocean County

"Jesus Christ.. this is spreading like crazy" said a witness in a video clip from Karen Wall of Patch. Click to see the massive fire that raged through Berkeley Township on Thursday.

"Jesus Christ.. this is spreading like crazy!"

So said one of the many witnesses caught on a video clip from Karen Wall of Patch of the massive fire that raged through Berkeley Township in Ocean County, N.J. on Thursday.

The massive brush fire scorched hundreds of acres of land, evacuating hundreds of homes and sending families and children to shelter.

Homes and other buildings from Northern to Maryland streets have been evacuated. Officers are in place to advise and assist fire-weary residents who can't get back to their homes.

Toms River Intermediate South dismissed its students early, and the children have been sent to the Pine Belt Arena. Berkeley schools announced that they will not be busing children home immediately because of the fire.


whatever41 April 25, 2014 at 06:27 AM
Please engage your brain before putting your mouth in gear. Leave JC in the church or synagog not in the street. And keep your butts in the ashtray not in the forests.
WhyohWhy April 25, 2014 at 08:22 AM
Listen we all say it but to post it well I think it was a bit tasteless they could have did a "Jesus......" and we all would have known what she meant. If she would have said "F*&Kin A" and they posted that you would all have had a problem. Theres a fine line you just aren't suppose to cross. Not to take away from the real story and that is THANK GOD everyone was safe and no one lost their home. And not one person thought to say STHO to Jean Public for the asinine remark about "WHO started the fire"? and blaming it on a controlled fire out of control and then the bringing the taxpayers into it? REALLY ?
WhyohWhy April 25, 2014 at 08:26 AM
Does every article posted here on the Patch have to be turned around and involve the taxpayers and how much money we are paying and how the politicians aren't doing their jobs and they are all crooks? People ya got to stop beating a dead horse!!!
Barbara Dyjak April 25, 2014 at 03:35 PM
Just for once, I'd like to hear someone take Allah's name in vain, or Mohammed's or Buddha's, or any one of the thousands of Hindu gods....Oh, wait...they aren't the true God. Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Brandy the Dog April 25, 2014 at 03:41 PM
allah is a #$:@face happy...

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