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Firefighters battle early morning Twiggs County woods fire

Firefighters were out early this morning in Twiggs County after The National Weather Service warned of high fire danger over the weekend.

Shortly after 5 a.m. today Jones County firefighters were called to Georgia Kaolin Road in Twiggs County for a small woods fire that was not expected to cause major problems, dispatchers said. Jones County crews were closer to the blaze and were called to fight the fire along with the Georgia Forestry Commission.

Smoke was reported Sunday from an ongoing controlled burn in the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge in Jones County.

The National Weather Service expects an increase in low-level moisture today and did not issue another red flag warning for high fire danger today.

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