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Brush Fire Damages Several Acres, Numerous Homes Threatened

Several acres were burned due to the brush fire.
Several acres were burned due to the brush fire. (click image for slideshow)
February 25, 2021 | Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services responded to a brush fire yesterday afternoon just shortly after 1 o’clock at 7570 Bates Drive in the eastern part of the county. Cherokee County 911 dispatched several units to the brush fire.  Firefighters arrived on scene to report that the fire in the woods was spreading fast and was covering between 3 to 5 acres of land. ... (read complete story)

Several homes were in danger due to the brush fire.
Several homes were in danger due to the brush fire.
The brush fire was an illegal burn started from this burn barrel.
The brush fire was an illegal burn started from this burn barrel.
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Burn permits are available to be issued.

Burning is allowed between the dates of October, 1st 2020 and through April 30th, 2021.

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To verify if burning is allowed on a given day please click the link below or call the Georgia Forestry Commission.

Georgia Forestry Commission 1-877-652-2876

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