Myrick Rd Mercury Spill

 
Site Contact:
Chris Russell
FL Outpost OSC

russell.chris@epa.gov

Site Location:
105 Myrick Rd
Thomasville, GA 31792
response.epa.gov/MyrickRdMercurySpill
NRC#: 1220477

On August 4, 2018, the Georgia Poison Control Center reported a mercury spill at a residential home in Thomas County, Georgia. Approximately 16 fluid ounces were spilled in a child's bedroom. The spill occurred approximately 2 weeks prior. Three children and their mother were admitted to the hospital exhibiting mercury poisoning symptoms.

EPA Florida Outpost OSC Chris Russell, ERRS and START contractors responded to the residence to assess the extent of contamination and to conduct an emergency response removal action.