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Firefighters protect Harris Co. homes from 10 acre brush fire

CATAULA, GA (WTVM) -

A brush fire stretched across 10 acres of Harris County land today, Jan. 25, in Cataula just off Hwy 27 near Bonacre Rd.

George Barbee with the Georgia Forestry Commission tells News Leader 9  that two homes were threatened by the flames, but remain unharmed. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Firefighters from Cataula Volunteer Fire Department, Harris County Fire and the Georgia Forestry Commission worked to get the fire under control, and keep it from harming any structures.

Barbee say the area has had persisting dry conditions, and they urge residents to check with the local forestry office before doing any kind of outdoor burning.

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