Fri., July 22, 2011 3:22pm
Parts of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge are reopening to visitors this weekend after being closed for nearly six weeks by a vast wildfire...
Fri., June 10, 2011 2:53pm
Wildfires burning in southeast Georgia’s Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge are creating smoky conditions for locals. The Georgia Forestry Commission says...
Mon., June 6, 2011 6:52am
Authorities say two wildfires burning in south Georgia are now mostly contained. Authorities say the Race Pond Fire south of Waycross is more than...
Thu., May 26, 2011 1:12pm
The Georgia Forestry Commission says a fire in Ware County has burned at least 4,000 acres and is keeping U.S. 1 closed south of Waycross.
Mon., May 23, 2011 10:48am
While the fire mostly has been contained, the aerial videos date from the fire's early weeks, when it appeared more dramatic from the air. The...
Wed., May 18, 2011 12:29pm
Population growth and development are the main threats to forest land in the South. In a new study, federal forestry officials say Georgia and...
Mon., May 16, 2011 12:46pm
Fire crews are making progress with the wildfire burning inside southeast Georgia’s Okeefenokee Swamp. That progress comes courtesy of some rain...
Sat., March 26, 2011 7:46am
Firefighters have made progress containing wildfires in four southeast Georgia counties that have already burned more than 53 square miles. Crews...
Wed., March 2, 2011 12:35pm
Firefighters Wednesday battled a wildfire that so far has consumed 2,250 acres in Brantley County. Late Tuesday, the commission's district...
Wed., February 23, 2011 4:17pm
Firefighters have contained several large wildfires burning in Dade, Lumpkin, Brantley, Clinch and Lanier counties. In the last seven days, Georgia...