December 5, 2016 1:30 PM
|Updated: August 14, 2020 12:50 AM
A wall at the Ramah Darom camp features some of the firefighting companies from across the country that shoowed up to help contain the wildfires in North Georgia. / On Second Thought
Hundreds of firefighters from all over the country have battled the Rock Mountain Fire in North Georgia. They're winning. It’s nearly contained. A local Jewish camp opened its doors to these crews as they fought to contain the blaze. GPB's Sean Powers visited the campsite.
Members of Oregon-based Diamond Fire at Ramah Darom, a Jewish camp in Clayton, Georgia. They stayed here when they weren't out trying to contain wildfires in the North Georgia mountains.
Sean Powers was Georgia Public Broadcasting's first director of podcasting. He joined GPB in 2014 as a producer/reporter with On Second Thought, and remained with the program until 2018.
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