Wildfire in Paulding Co. burns more than 20 acres - CBS46 News

Wildfire in Paulding Co. burns more than 20 acres

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Paulding County Fire & Rescue and the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) are currently battling a wildfire encompassing as many as 20 acres.  Source: Paulding County Fire and Rescue Paulding County Fire & Rescue and the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) are currently battling a wildfire encompassing as many as 20 acres. Source: Paulding County Fire and Rescue
Source: Paulding County Fire & Rescue Source: Paulding County Fire & Rescue
PAULDING COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Fire crews in Paulding County are battling a wildfire that encompasses more than 20 acres of land.

The affected area is largely rural and no homes or other structures are in immediate danger.

At this time, the fire is producing a large amount of smoke which is visible to residents in the western part of Paulding County.

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DROUGHT IN GEORGIA
BY THE NUMBERS

Days without measurable rainfall

40+ days

Acres burned in Georgia

~33,000

Population in drought areas

8.7 million