Fire Burning Near St. Marys, GA–another SGA fire

UPDATE: The fire is 100% contained as of Friday evening.

Now there is a fire in my hometown. Right near all of my church members. I covet your prayers.

 

Fire Burning Near St. Marys, GA


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By First Coast News Staff

ST. MARYS, GA — Several crews are working to put out a fire that’s been burning near St. Marys since noon Thursday.

Firefighters from St. Marys, Camden County Fire Rescue, Georgia Forestry, and Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay are working a fire that has consumed between 8 and 10 acres. It’s burning off of Highway 40 near Dark Entry Creek. Fire officials say it is about 70 – 75 percent contained.

The cause of the fire is unknown.

So far, 30 people have been evacuated. The Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Church of God of Prophecy at 101 Pine Street in St. Marys for those who have been forced from their homes.

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3 responses to “Fire Burning Near St. Marys, GA–another SGA fire

  1. i will certainly be praying for you all the fire officials that are taking on the blaze

  2. Any people evacuated on Dunbar rd.? Thanks Johnny

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