West Mims Fire continues to grow

| April 20, 2017

FARGO, Ga. – The West Mims Fire continues to grow, burning hundreds more acres of the Okefenokee swamp.

It has now charred close to 22,000 acres along the Florida-Georgia line, and is still only 3 percent contained.

330 personnel are currently assigned to helping battle the blaze.

Counties in the impacted area are taking more action. Officials are set to host community meetings in Charlton County this weekend, and Baker County is also issuing a burn ban.

Click here for an interactive map of the fire and updated information about current conditions.

(WCTV Eyewitness News)

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