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Raging Wildfires in Georgia

From the Disaster News Network
May 07, 2007
Georgia, USA

More than 100,000 acres have been burned by a wildfire in southeast Georgia.

A raging wildfire in southeast Georgia – now burning into its fourth week – has consumed more than 100,000 acres, or 156 square miles, as of Monday night. The blaze was one of several burning in the area. Elsewhere, wildfires were reported in Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina, Michigan and Arizona, forcing evacuations in some areas as flames threatened residential areas. In northeastern Minnesota, a 16,500-acre wildfire forced about 100 people from their homes. The fire destroyed about 30 buildings.

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