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Wildfire in Lowndes County

May 15, 2007

Dasher - Firefighters are now battling a small wildfire in Lowndes County.

Firefighters received a call around three this afternoon when a driver saw heavy smoke and flames in a wooded area off Old Hickory Road in Dasher.

They are still on the scene working to keep this fire from spreading.

The Georgia Forestry Commission estimates it has already scorched about 60 acres.

They've plowed fire breaks around the fire and believe they have it contained.

However, they will continue to monitor it until it rains.

They are unsure of what caused the fire.

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