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Rabun County Sheriffs Office
Friday November 11th, 2016 :: 05:18 p.m. EST

Alert

Mandatory evacuation ordered for Coleman River and Nichols Branch due to wildfire.

The US Forest Service has ordered a mandatory evacuation for Coleman River Road and Nichols Branch Road due to the ongoing wildfire.

This notice affects all residents in this area of Rabun County.

US Forest Service is the lead federal agency. Their Public Information Officer is the point of contact.

A shelter is opening at Liberty Baptist Church for displaced residents.

All other persons are directed to remain out of the area in order to not impede evacuation operations.

Instructions:

All other persons are directed to remain out of the area in order to not impede evacuation operations.

Address/Location
Rabun County Sheriffs Office
25 Courthouse Square
Clayton, GA 30525

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 706-782-3612

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Fire suppression and rescue
Event:
Wildfire

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