Brush fire threatens two homes
LARRY NEFF/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS
Franklin Township firefighters and members of the Bureau of Forestry battled a brush fire Thursday afternoon which had threatened two nearby homes. The fire was first reported just after 1 p.m. along Rock Road south of Route 209. The two homeowners appeared to have attempted to extinguish the fire by using garden hoses. Firemen were on scene for about an hour.