Rough Ridge Fire Continues to Burn in the Cohutta Wilderness

aA massive wildfire continues to to roar through the forests of North Georgia, as hundreds of firefighters struggle to bring the growing blaze under control. The Rough Ridge fire was started on October 16th by a lighting strike, and has consumed over 21,000 acres. The fire is currently only

20% contained despite the efforts of over 200 firefighters from all over the United States, some coming from as far away as California and Alaska, continue to battle the fire with fire engines, helicopters and bulldozers. Tomorrow will be a month that the fire has been burning in the Cohutta Wilderness area of the Chattahoochee National Forest, near Georgia'a border with Tennessee and North Carolina.

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