21 Georgia wildfires extinguished, several continue to spread across thousands of acres

While hundreds of local firefighters and from across the country combat the blaze, wildfires continue to rip through N. Georgia, as well as parts of North Carolina and Tennessee. More: http://on.11alive.com/2eFl4vK

DADE COUNTY – The Georgia Forestry Commission has extinguished nearly two dozen wildfires in northern Georgia, however, they are working on three active fires on Lookout Mountain and one in Rocky Face.

The fire on Tatum Gulf on Lookout Mountain met with the Cloverdale fire and is currently at 1,325 acres with 10 percent containment. The total acreage is expected to reach more than 3,000 acres, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission. 

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The GFC said, there are a total of 160 residences that could be potentially threatened, although no structure damage is expected. Shelters for evacuees are at Trenton United Methodist Church and New Salem Community Center on Lookout Mountain.

More: Rock Mountain fire grows to 4,000 acres

The Creek Road fire on Lookout Mountain is currently at 100 acres with 25 percent containment—and is expected to reach 150 acres.

The fire in Rocky Face is currently at 500 acres with 75 percent containment. According to the GFC, the fire is expected to reach 750 acres by the end. 

The Rough Ridge fire, which has now blanketed nearly 20,000, and is being managed by the US Forest Service, continues to grow in size and difficulty.  

WATCH: 11Alive's Matt Pearl reports live from Rabun County. 

Photos | Wildfires spread throughout mid-South

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Photos | Fire rips through Blue Ridge 

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