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Homes evacuated after fire at Brunswick chemical plant

Published on November 7, 2022 at 9:28 am

Residents in Georgia — the Hickory Bluff and Sanctuary Cove areas — have been asked to evacuate and shelter in place after an industrial fire at the Symrise plant in Glynn County, according to Glynn County Board of Commissioners.

“A Code Red has been issued to the area of northeast Camden County Hickory Bluff area and the area east of I-95 Exit 26 area,” law enforcement officials said. “People are being urged to evacuate because of smoke and fumes from the chemical fire.”

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School buses were also avoiding the area, school board officials confirmed.

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author image Brianna Andrews joined the News4Jax team in July 2021. The New York City native comes to the Sunshine State after working as the Weekend Morning Anchor in Erie, Pennsylvania. Before that, she worked in production for Fox News Channel in the Big Apple. Brianna is a Quinnipiac University graduate with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in computer information systems. During her time at Quinnipiac, she interned at six different news stations and media companies.
author image Brianna Andrews joined the News4Jax team in July 2021. The New York City native comes to the Sunshine State after working as the Weekend Morning Anchor in Erie, Pennsylvania. Before that, she worked in production for Fox News Channel in the Big Apple. Brianna is a Quinnipiac University graduate with a degree in broadcast journalism and a minor in computer information systems. During her time at Quinnipiac, she interned at six different news stations and media companies.