Mill Mountain Fire Fully Contained

Effective Saturday, 18 Nov. 2023, the closures to Burrells’s Ford Campground and Foothills Trail will be lifted and those areas will be available for public use. The approximately 990-acres Mill Mountain Fire is 100-percent contained. Fire crews will continue to mop-up and secure the fire’s edge over the next few days. The Mill Mountain Fire was first detected on November 4, 2023, in the Chattooga River corridor on the Sumter National Forest and the fire cause is still under investigation. The fire ban on the Andrew Pickens Ranger District will remain in effect.