Athens, Georgia -- the home of Bulldogs, bands, and beer.
Risky fire conditions
This letter today at Online Athens is a perfect reminder of the current risk our area is at for fire danger. It reports that carelessly discarded charcoal ignited a bed of wood chips near UGA's Plant Sciences building Saturday. The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning today, the highest level of risk for forest fires. See the Georgia Forestry Commission's Fire Weather System website for more information and forecasts.