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Homes evacuated after fire at Brunswick chemical plant

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Residents in the Hickory Bluff and Sanctuary Cover area have been asked to evacuate and shelter in place after a fire at the Symrise plant in Glynn County.

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.”

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

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