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Dry Conditions Add Fuel To Southern Wildfires

A haze hovers over the downtown skyline from a wildfire burning in the northwest part of the state, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in Atlanta. (David Goldman/AP)
A haze hovers over the downtown skyline from a wildfire burning in the northwest part of the state, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, in Atlanta. (David Goldman/AP)

Thousands of firefighters are battling wildfires across the South today.

Some of the biggest are in North Carolina and Georgia, where the Rough Ridge fire has already chewed up more than 19,000 acres. Others are burning in Kentucky, South Carolina and Tennessee.

For more on the latest, Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Sam Whitehead (@sclaudwhitehead).

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