Fri., July 22, 2011 4:22pm
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 3:53pm
Wildfires burning in southeast Georgia’s Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge are creating smoky conditions for locals. The Georgia Forestry Commission says...
Mon., June 6, 2011 7:52am
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 2:12pm
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 11:48am
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 1:29pm
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 1:46pm
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 8:46am
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 1:35pm
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 5:17pm
Firefighters have contained several large wildfires burning in Dade, Lumpkin, Brantley, Clinch and Lanier counties. In the last seven days, Georgia...