Tracking the wildfires in photos

The Boteler Fire, off of Cold Branch Road near Shooting Creek N.C., was discovered burning on the Tusquitee Ranger District of the National Forests of North Carolina, 15 miles east of Murphy, N.C.

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:


Crews continued to work to contain several fires burning in north Georgia on Friday. 

The National Forest Service says the fires, which are burning throughout northern Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina, all have the potential to impair air quality and that conditions may change quickly, based on weather, wind direction and fire activity.

Photos from across several areas are below:

PHOTOS | Wildfires spread across the mid-South

PHOTOS: Rough Ridge wildfire

Photos | Cohutta Wilderness wildfire on Nov. 4

The fires have sent smoke in the metro Atlanta area:




Stay updated on this and other stories by downloading the FREE 11Alive News app now in the iTunes store or on Google Play.



To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment