Large brush fire off of New Jersey Turnpike

March 27, 2012 3:27:50 PM PDT
A large brush fire burned near Exit 15W on the New Jersey Turnpike in Kearny.

The fire started where the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers merge.

The ramp to 15W on the north side was closed due to the fire.

Fire department was able to put out the fire around 6 p.m. on Tuesday.

Drivers are warned that there may be quite a bit of smoke in the area.

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