The fire is threatening six structures in the Paradise Lakes Campground, and local volunteer fire departments from Atlantic, Burlington and Ocean counties are providing assistance there and at Batsto Village, the update said.
Weather conditions are forecast to ease on Monday, with a high of 80 and winds between 5-10 mph. Winds are expected to trail off by the evening hours and there is a slight chance for showers on Tuesday.
Wharton State Forest is the largest single tract of land within the New Jersey State Park System, according to the state’s park service. It is about 20 miles northwest of Atlantic City, New Jersey.