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Extinguishing the County Line Fire remains problematic

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A fire near the border of Georgia known as the county line fire is now 50% contained. It has spread across nearly 35,000 acres. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Southern Area Type Two Incident Team Fire Information Officer John Bearer about the current situation with the county line fire and when he expects it to be fully contained.

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About Cameron Taylor

Cameron is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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