UGA Extension – Jasper County Agricultural & Natural Resources

Georgia's Deer Capital

Stories of Compassion & Heartbreak: The Heartland Wildfires

“Compassion came in many forms in the wake of one of the worst wildfire outbreaks on record in the Heartland.

It came in the form of heroes—professional firefighters and regular cowpokes alike, running into the smoke and flames to save people and homesteads, some losing their own lives.

It came by the truckload from communities near and far that sent towering round bales and tanks of milk replacer to help feed hungry livestock…”

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