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Two Acre Brush Fire in Jannarone Park

PARSIPPANY — An approximate two acre brush fire was reported in Jannarone Park on Thursday, May 3. Initial reports state Mount Tabor Volunteer Fire Department District 1, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Fire District 6 are on scene along with New Jersey Forest Fire. Kinnelon Fire Department was dispatched to the scene. The smoke was very heavy.

Mountain Lakes and Denville requested to expedite to Clairview Road for fire protection.

The fire is approximately 30 feet from a residence structure.

Parsippany-Troy Hills Rescue And Recovery with the Rehabilitation Trailer was called to the scene. Rockaway Neck Ambulance Squad was also on the scene.

Lake Parsippany Volunteer Fire Department District 3 is standing by at their fire station to cover districts 1,3, and 6. Morris Plains engine requested to standby at Mount Tabor Volunteer Fire Department District 1. Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire District 5 requested to standby at Rainbow Lakes Volunteer Fire District 2 with one engine and one ladder.  Rainbow Lakes Chief requesting Lake Hiawatha District 4 to standby at their fire station.

According to a source at the scene the fire was contained at approximately 5:10 p.m.

When more information becomes available Parsippany Focus will update this article.

The heavy smoke can be seen through the trees, while the firemen were putting out the fire
Fireman spraying water on a hot spot
Kinnelon Fire Department was dispatched to the scene.
Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department in the office building parking lot, connected to a hydrant pumping water up the hill in the woods to the firemen
Firemen in the woods putting out the fire

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Frank L. Cahill
Frank L. Cahill
Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, President of Kiwanis Club of Tri-Town and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.
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