Small wildfire strikes Cohutta Wilderness in Georgia
A small wildfire in Cohutta Wilderness was discovered by a U.S. Forest Service plane on Friday afternoon.
The U.S. Forest Service for Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests says the wildfire was on the southern slope of Big Frog Mountain northwest of the Murray Creek watershed.
As of 3 p.m. October 5, the one-acre-sized fire is located in a very remote portion of the forest.
The U.S. Forest Service says windy conditions are hindering the ability for aircraft to fly safely.
The U.S. Forest Service says firefighters will hike in and take action if it's safe to do so.
No structures nor communities are under immediate threat, but The U.S. Forest Service says visitors need to exercise caution.