Mon., May 9, 2011 2:27pm
A fire burning through the Okefenokee Swamp has now scorched nearly 90,990 acres, making the air smell smoky nearly 200 miles to the north.
Tue., May 3, 2011 12:19pm
The supervisory ranger of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge says a wildfire in the swamp has burned 1,400 acres. The ranger, Arthur Webster,...
Mon., March 28, 2011 2:12pm
Rain and high humidity over the past few days have helped fire crews in southeast Georgia. They say they’ve been able to make good progress fighting...
Fri., March 25, 2011 5:11pm
Governor Nathan Deal Friday declared a state of emergency for four southeast Georgia counties plagued by wildfires. More than 20,000 acres are...
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...
Thu., November 25, 2010 7:22am
Georgia authorities found evidence of arson in connection with a large wildfire near the Florida state line.
Wed., November 24, 2010 2:18pm
Georgia authorities say arson is to blame for a large wildfire that's engulfed more than 2,700 acres of swamp and forest near the Florida state...
Tue., November 16, 2010 2:14pm
Firefighters continue to battle a blaze in south Georgia’s Clinch County which has been burning for a week. The Arabia Bay fire has charred more...
Fri., October 22, 2010 10:02am
Georgia authorities are warning that a lack of rain could raise the likelihood of severe wildfires.