Media Coverage - Georgia Wildfires 2007

Wildfires impact markets
08.07.07 The Valdosta Times - GA
Governor Perdue Extends Executive Order for Timber Industry
08.02.07 Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Press Release
FEMA grants $6.1 million for fire costs
08.24.07 The Times-Union
Southeast Georgians on wildfire: 'We dodged a giant'
07.22.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (registration)
Southeast Ga. Recovers From Largest Wildfire In History
Changing Landscape Following Georgia Fires
06.27.07 First Coast News
Wildfire smoldering; declared largest Southern fire in decades
Recovered from fire, bear cub, mother freed
06.20.07 - FL
Burning down the South
06.13.07 Creative Loafing
Local forestry officials battle S. Georgia wildfires
06.12.07 The Times-Herald - GA
Heavy rain helps contain Ga. wildfires
06.04.07 Macon Telegraph
Rain hasn't put out fires
06.03.07 Valdosta Daily Times - GA
Tropical storm helps douse wildfires
06.02.07 Atlanta Journl-Constitution (registration)
Governor Perdue Requests Presidential Emergency Declaration
06.01.07 Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Press Release
Arson suspected in Lowndes fires
05.31.07 Valdosta Daily Times - GA
Smoke Cloaks Atlanta, Alabama
05.31.07 13WMAZ TV -GA
Wildfire smoke returns
Officials encourage residents to stay inside and "Pray For Rain"
05.31.07 Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - GA
Six weeks later, Georgia fires still raging
05.30.07 The Christian Science Monitor
Firefighters Injured While Battling Ware Blaze
President Visits Ga., Praises Efforts of Firefighters
05.29.07 News4Jax - FL (see video)
Georgia Drivers License Centers Donate To Firefighters
05.29.07 WNEG TV - GA
President Bush Briefed on Georgia and Florida Wildfires
05.29.07 The White House Presidential News and Briefings
South Prays For Rain, End To Drought
05.29.07 CBS News
Firefighters dig in at Georgia swamp
05.29.07 Los Angeles Times
Ga. Wildfires 75 Percent Contained
05.29.07 11 Alive News - GA
Firefighters Deal with Two New Wildfires
05.28.07 WTOC 11 - GA
Guard Uses Choppers to Fight Fires
05.27.07 11 Alive News - GA
Items Sought to Help Firefighters
05.25.07 11 Alive News - GA
Smoky haze blankets Mississippi
05.25.07 Biloxi Sun Herald - MS
Wind-whipped wildfire breaks containment
05.25.07 Savannah Morning News
Wildfire Prompts Precautionary Evacuation Order In Ware Co.
Smoke From Southeast Wildfires Spreads to Alabama
05.23.07 WSFA TV - AL
Texans return favor, help fight Georgia wildfires
05.23.07 Access North GA
Fire damages wooded area in city limits
05.22.07 Moultrie Observer - Ga.
Remnants of wildfires to dissipate
Winds will clear the air of the smoke and haze for now
05.23.07 Ledger-Enquirer - Ga.
South Prays for Rain - Intense Rain
05.23.07 The Daily Green - Ca.
Wildfire erupts from small Twiggs grass fire
05.23.07 Macon Telegraph - Ga.
Computer programs help workers battle wildfires around nation
05.22.07 Miami Herald
Wind brings wildfire smoke, smell to Atlanta area again
05.22.07 Ledger-Enquirer (GA)
Smoke from wildfires covers Atlanta
05.22.07 Atlanta Journal-Constitution (registration)
Fires increase in intensity as humidity drops
05.21.07 Savannah Morning News (GA)
Old-timer knows fire, says this is it
05.20.07 Florida Times-Union
Wildfires Still Burning
05.20.07 13WMAZ (GA)
Joined Together
05.20.07 Sarasota Herald-Tribune (FL)
Town on front line of wildfires faces risk, finds support
05.19.07 Atlanta Journal-Constitution (registration)
Governor Perdue Issues Executive Order Releasing $7 Million to Fight the Southeast Georgia Wildfires
05.18.07 Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Press Release
County blanketed by Georgia smoke
05.18.07 The Beaufort Gazette (SC)
As the wildfire lingers, the displaced wait and worry
05.18.07 Herald Tribune (FL)
Study: Budget cuts might be slowing wildfire response
05.18.07 Savannah Now Morning News (GA)
Firefighters face more problems
05.17.07 Valdosta Daily Times (GA)
Lightning, Winds To Challenge Firefighters Today
05.17.07 News4Jax (FL)
Georgia Wildfires Could Burn For Months
05.16.07 46News (GA)
Wildfire Smoke Lands in Atlanta
05.16.07 WXIA TV (GA)
Bugaboo Fire roars on
05.16.07 (FL)
Bloodhounds ahead of wildfire arsonists by a nose
05.16.07 Savannah Now
Fires test animal instinct, survival of the fittest
05.16.07 Florida Times-Union
Trading Vacations for Wildfires
05.16.07 11Alive News
NW Georgia Wildfire Burning Out
05.15.07 WXIA-TV
UF vets treat bears affected by Columbia wildfire
05.15.07 Gainesville Sun (FL)
Firefighters battle blaze on Ga.-Fla. border
05.14.07 msnbc
Winds May Feed Georgia-Florida Wildfires
05.14.07 CBS News
N. Ga. Wildfire Prompts Road Closing
05.14.07 11Alive News (GA)
Georgia wildfires burning on both sides of the state
05.14.07 WIS10 TV (SC)
Crews Battle Wildfires In North Georgia Mountains
05.14.07 WSB2 TV (GA)
As flames calm, smoke smothers I-75 in S. Georgia, Florida
5.13.2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution (registration)
Midstate fire official urges caution
05.12.07 Macon Telegraph
Wildfires burn more than 330,000 acres in Ga., Fla.
05.12.07 Macon Telegraph via AP
Wildfires Strike Georgia, Florida
05.11.07 National Public Radio (NPR)
Wildfires rage on both coasts
05.11.07 USA Today
Georgia Wildfire Spreads Further in Northern Florida
05.11.07 The Wall Street Journal Online
Wildfires rage in South, Midwest
05.11.07 CNN International
Governor Perdue Announces Additional Funds
05.10.07 Duluth Weekly (GA)
Boys Arrested in Georgia Wildfire Arsons
05.10.07 CBS News
Arrests made in Ga. wildfire
05.10.07 AccessNorthGa via AP
Wildfire scorches south Bibb
05.10.07 Macon Telegraph
Atlantic's first named storm whips up wildfires
05.10.07 CNN News
Fire prompts evacuations of homes in Moniac area
05.10.07 Florida Times-Union
Statewide Drought Continues, Fuels Wildfires
05.09.07 Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) News Release
Florida, Georgia battered by wildfires
05.09.07 Lexington Herald-Leader (KY)
Wildfire forces evacuations in Los Angeles; more blazes in Georgia, Florida and Minnesota
05.09.07 Chicago Sun-Times
Firefighters Come Home For R&R
05.09.07 11 Alive News
Florida, Georgia battered by wildfires
05.09.07 Lexington Herald-Leader (KY)
Torched trees pose a threat
05.07.07 WALB News
Chambliss, Isakson Praise Approval of Federal Assistance for Atkinson County to Respond to Wildfires
05.07.07 U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss Press Release
Weather threatens to spread fire
05.07.07 Macon Telegraph (GA)
Protecting the land - U.S. Forest Service chief visits Valdosta
05.05.07 Valdosta Daily Times (GA)
Midstate firefighters helping fight south Ga. wildfires
05.05.07 Macon Telegraph (GA)
Chaplain offers hope to weary firefighters
05.05.07 Savannah Now
Drive to Help Firefighters Battling Wildfires in Southeast Georgia
05.04.07 WTOC11 (Savannah GA)
Record Georgia Wildfires Cost Timber Growers $30 Million
05.04.07 News4Jax (FL)
One Arrested In S. Georgia Wildfires
05.04.07 11Alive News
Georgia burning
05.03.07 Savannah Now Morning News
Governor Perdue Declares State of Emergency in Southeast Georgia
05.02.07 Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Press Release
Inmate firefighters help battle Georgia wildfires
05.02.07 Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Smoke from Georgia Fires in the United States
05.02.07 NASA's MODIS Images of the Day
Fire and price tag grow
05.02.07 WALB 10 News
Atlanta Smog Season Begins Today
05.01.07 11Alive News (Atlanta GA)
Gov. Perdue: "It Is Not Over Yet"
05.01.07 WTOC11 Savannah GA
Perdue seek more federal aid for wildfires
05.01.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (registration)
Strike team to investigate arson string
05.01.07 WALB News (see video at end of article)
Local Firefighters Helping Battle Waycross Wildfires
05.01.07 WTVM GA
Chambliss Praises Georgians Efforts to Fight Wildfires Following Visit to Southeast Georgia
05.01.07 Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss Press Release
Battle against fires continues
05.01.07 Savannah Now (GA)
Ga. wildfire expected to burn intensely through week
04.30.07 AccessNorthGa via AP
Georgia Wildfires Expected To Burn Intensely All Week
04.30.07 News4Georgia
Firefighters Have Contained 70 Percent Of Wildfire
04.30.07 WSB TV (Atlanta GA)
Historically large blaze creates a smoky Duval
04.30.07 Florida Times-Union
Fire erupts near Pearson
04.29.07 Valdosta Daily Times (GA)
Huge Georgia wildfire ignites spot fires
04.28.07 MSNBC
Wildfire Still Blazes in S. Georgia
04.28.07 11Alive (Atlanta GA)
Firefighters work to contain state's largest wildfire
04.28.07 Macon Telegraph (GA)
Weary Georgians try to wait out wildfires
04.27.07 CNN News
Ga. wildfire might cross highway, prompt more evacuations
04.26.07 Macon Telegraph (GA)
Ga. wildfire might cross highway, prompt more evacuations
04.26.07 Macon Telegraph (GA)
Wildfire still a threat
04.26.07 Savannah News
High Tech Help In Forest Fire Fight
04.25.07 11Alive News
Ga. homes briefly evacuated as wildfire flares
04.25.07 MSNBC
Ware County Wildfire Changes Direction; Battling Flames Difficult
04.25.07 WTOC 11 (Savannah GA)
Ga. Residents Flee As Wildfire Spreads
04.25.07 ABC News
'Full-blown wildfire' on move
04.25.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)
Infrared plane helps firefighters deal with spot-overs in wildfire
04.24.07 WALB News 10 (South GA)
Wildfire's flames 45 percent contained
04.24.07 Florida-Times Union
Georgia wildfire still burning
04.24.07 The Washington Times
Biggest S. Ga. wildfire 50 percent contained
04.24.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)
Drought conditions lead to wildfires in Floyd, South Georgia
04.24.07 Rome News-Tribune (GA)
S. Georgia wildfire claims thousands of acres
04.24.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)
Smoke from Waycross Fires
04.23.07 13 WMAZ (Macon GA)
Far-Off Wildfires Bring Smoke to ATL
04.23.07 11Alive (GA)
Wildfires take toll on timber industry
04.22.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Smoke from Waycross Fires
04.23.07 13WMAZ (Macon GA)
Weather helps knock down S. Georgia wildfire
04.18.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (subscription)
Wildfire rages in South Georgia
04.17.07 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Smoke from Georgia fire blankets First Coast
04.17.07 Florida Times-Union