Evacuation ordered for islands in McIntosh County

MCINTOSH COUNTY, Ga. – The McIntosh Board of Commssioners have issued a state of Emergency for the county and have issued a voluntary evacuation of all islands within the county.

This includes Sapelo, Hird, and Barbour Islands as well as mobile homes and homes in low lying areas.

They say should conditions warrant a closure, emergency services will no longer be available to the island’s residents and evacuation will not be possible.

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