The state is conducting several controlled burns Tuesday, to eliminate forest debris to better prevent out-of-control wildfires.
So smoke on the horizon is to be expected.
Here is the list of where controlled burns are happening in South Jersey:
In Atlantic County, Tuckahoe Wildlife Management Area in Estell Manor;
In Burlington County, Wharton State Forest in Washington Township;
In Cape May County, Cape May County Park in Middle Township;
In Cumberland County, Peaslee WMA in Maurice River Township;
In Ocean County, Stafford Forge in Little Egg Harbor Township; Greenwood WMA in Barnegat/Lacey townships; Ocean County NLT Lochiel Park in Barnegat; Ocean County NLT Whiting Station in Lacey/Manchester townships; and in Manchester WMA and Brenday T. Byrne State Park, both in Manchester Township.
If in doubt about the source of smoke or fire, call 9-1-1 or 877-WARN-DEP (877-927-6337).