Evacuatoin near Sanderson Farms lifted

Mandatory Evacuations have been issued for all Campgrounds in Franklin County. (Paul Brennan)
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By: Kim McCullough | WALB News 10
February 8, 2020

ADEL, Ga. (WALB) -- The voluntary evacuation order at Sanderson Farms for a smoldering fire has been lifted, according to a Facebook post from Cook County EMA.

Early Sunday morning, a code red was issued within a one-mile radius of the facility.

EMA Director Johnny West said there was no chemical spill and the area is not hazardous.

West said the fire department responded to smoldering fire and the evacuation process is apart of Sanderson Farm’s precaution plan.

A migration crew that’s on the scene said the immediate danger is removed.


By: Kim McCullough | WALB News 10
February 8, 2020

ADEL, Ga. (WALB) — Sanderson Farm’s Feed Mill has been evacuated after recent events, according to a post on Facebook from the City of Adel’s Fire Department.

The mill is located at 3140 JM Drive.

A code red voluntary evacuation has been issued within a one-mile radius of the facility.

EMA Director Johnny West said there was no chemical spill and the area is not hazardous.

West said the fire department responded to smoldering fire and the evacuation process is apart of Sanderson Farm’s precaution plan.

The code red will be in effect until further notice.

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