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08/18/15 11:44pm
08/18/2015 11:44 PM

Joe Petit

The good news for the Flanders Fire Department is that the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission is close to finalizing a plan to reduce the threat of wildfires in the community.

The bad news? The department’s chief believes the commission is looking to begin its project in the wrong location off Route 104.  READ

07/14/15 12:49pm
07/14/2015 12:49 PM
John Pavacic, the Pine Barrens executive director, gave a presentation Monday night. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

John Pavacic, the executive director of the Central Pine Barrens Joint Planning and Policy Commission, gave a presentation Monday night. (Credit: Tim Gannon)

A proposal to scale back underbrush and tree branches, which threaten wildfires to grow even wilder, is scheduled to begin later this year in areas west of Pleasure Drive in Flanders.  (more…)