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Mandatory Evacuation Notice for Baker County

Mandatory Evacuation Notice for Baker County
Mandatory Evacuation Notice for Baker County
Posted at 7:57 PM, Sep 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-09 15:59:08-04

BAKER COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - The Baker County Sheriff's Office has issued a mandatory evacuation notice.

Baker County is expecting significant weather-related issues due to potential flooding and the predicted high wind speeds of Hurricane Irma.

All of the following areas should evacuate:

  • All residents on Steel Bridge Road, east of the collection site
  • All residents on Webb Haven Road
  • Persimmon and Ash Road in the Turkey Creek II neighborhood
  • Myrtle, Camphor, Chestnut, and Gum Roads
  • All residents on the west side of Aspen Road
  • All residents on Lil Dixie Trail
  • All residents on River Oak Circle
  • All residents on River Oak Drive
  • All residents on Confederate Drive East
  • All residents of Cedar Creek Farms Road
  • Follow this link to see a map of the active evacuation areas.

Deputies also encourage anyone in mobile homes or compromised shelter to seek refuge in a public shelter or relocate to a safer area. The general population shelter is at Macclenny Elementary School. The special needs shelter is at Ed Fraser Hospital.