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West Mims Fire

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Fish and Wildlife Service
Georgia
Folkston, GA 31537

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Announcements — West Mims Fire

Okefenokee Refuge Partially Reopening June 2, 2017 Released: 6/1/2017
Okefenokee Reopens Main Entrance Wildfire activity diminished in the Okefenokee Folkston, GA – Decreased fire activity will allow officials to partially reopen the Main Entrance to the...
Stephen C. Foster State Park Reopens May 26, 2017 Released: 5/25/2017
For Immediate ReleaseOkefenokee National Wildlife Refuge 2700 Suwannee Canal Road Folkston, GA 31537 Phone: (912) 496-7836 Fax: (912) 496-7991 http://www.fws.gov/refuge/okefenokee Contact:...
From Charlton County Schools Released: 5/14/2017
Please be advised the evacuation order for those residents in the St. George attendance area has been lifted. In addition, Highways 121 and 94 are open. St. George Elementary School will resume...
GA BND/ST.GEORGE/CANADAY LP/MONIAC RESIDENTS EVACUATION ORDER LIFTED Released: 5/13/2017
BEGINNING AT 6:30PM THE GA BEND/ST.GEORGE/CANADAY LP/MONIAC RESIDENTS EVACUATION ORDER IS LIFTED.EVACUATION UPDATE as of 5/13/2017 at 6:30pm. GA Bend, St. George, Canaday Lp, & Moniac residents may...
Updated Road Closure and Evacuation Update Released: 5/12/2017
Due to fire and smoke, Highway 121 is now closed from the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge entrance south to the state line and all of Highway 94 is closed until further notice. EVACUATION UPDATE...
Hwy 94 Modified Closure Released: 5/12/2017
Modified alert from Charlton County:West Mims Wildfire Road ClosureDue to fire and smoke, Highway 94 is closed all of the way through St. George until further notice.#WestMimsFire
From Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corp & Georgia Transmission Corp Released: 5/12/2017
Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation (OREMC) and Georgia Transmission Corporation (GTC) have been working closely with the Federal, State and Local Fire Command Post and are monitoring the...
Public Meeting:  6pm, Saturday, May 13, 2017. Released: 5/12/2017
Public Meeting: 6pm, Saturday, May 13, 2017.Location: Fargo Charter School Auditorium, 80 City Hall Drive, Fargo, GA
Hwy 121 Opening at 10 a.m. today, Friday, May 12 Released: 5/12/2017
Hwy 121, which has been closed north of St. George, will re-open today at 10
PUBLIC MEETING TONIGHT Released: 5/11/2017
There will be a Public Meeting: 6 P.M., Thursday, May 11, 2017. Location: Charlton County Annex, 68 Kingsland Drive, Folkston, Georgia 31537. If technically possible, the meeting will be available on...