An outbreak of wildfires since Nov. 9 has not only pushed Rabun County’s volunteer firefighters to the front lines, but it has also brought hundreds of others from across the country.
Rabun County Fire Department
Protect human lives. Hold the lines. Prevent loss.
Although it’s not completely uncommon for a wildfire to blaze through the Appalachian mountains, having three simultaneously in close proximity can make you wonder just how common they are.
Fires have continued to rage throughout Rabun County for more than a week.
It’s been more than a week since the first of three wildfires ignited in drought-stricken Rabun County, scorching thousands of acres of woodland.