Firefighters battle a fire on Interstate 70 near the Apwnee, Georgia, border in June 2017.
AP Photo/Mel Evans Firefighters battled a fire that destroyed two cars and damaged several houses on Interstate 20 near the Atlanta area in June of 2017.
The fire started in a trailer park and was quickly outgrown.
(Photo: Georgia Department of Natural Resources) The Apwnees were not the only residents of the small community who got caught up in the flames.
The flames also engulfed the Apwedes, a large community of about 100 people that is located about 30 miles north of the Atlanta metropolitan area.
In the video below, you can hear fire fighters using a hoses to put out the flames as well as a helicopter that took off to rescue the residents.
Firefighters were able to put the fire out before the flames reached the Apwynes, and the community was safe to return to.
As a result of the fire, the Atlanta-area area had to be evacuated, but the area is now under an evacuation order and no evacuations have been ordered for other communities in the area.
More: More than 2,000 homes have been destroyed in Georgia wildfires, with about 900 homes being destroyed or damaged, according to a recent report by the U.S. National Weather Service.