The Raider Wire

Fannin County Wildfire Smoke Reaches Forsyth County

The photo above is an aerial view of the fire and the amount of smoke being produced. Photo credits to the 11alive news team.

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

After weeks of burning in Fannin and Gilmer counties, the Rough Ridge fire is now approaching 20,000 acres with no sign of stopping. Due to the increasing drought, and lack of humidity in the air, the fire has the potential to burn throughout the week or longer. Since the fire broke out, more than 50...

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Rough Ridge Fire