Okefenokee Fire Continues to Burn

Satellite image showing the fire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife.

Detailed Description

A wildfire ignited by lightning in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge on April 6, 2017, is persisting into May. Hot, dry weather and extremely dry fuels are making the fire difficult to contain. As of May 22, the blaze, also called the West Mims Fire, had burned 152,478 acres.


Image Dimensions: 1200 x 331

Date Taken:

Lat / Long: 30.617915000000 / -82.304437000000

Location Taken: GA, US