A Massive Wildfire Is Ripping Through Parts Of Georgia And It's Truly Heartbreaking
By Beth|Published May 09, 2017
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Several homes in St. George, Georgia have been evacuated due to a growing wildfire in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Evacuation is mandatory for this town of 2,000 that is alarmingly close to the fire. According to officials, the fire is about 12 percent contained at this point. Here’s more on this devastating West Mims fire in Georgia: