UPDATE: Evacuation near Sanderson Farms lifted

UPDATE: Evacuation near Sanderson Farms lifted
Evacuation (Source: WALB)

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

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