A tanker truck carrying 50% solution sodium hydroxide overturned on SR 156 in Ranger, GA. Approximately 2,600 gallons of the material entered a tributary of Lick Creek. Gordon County EMA and local Fire/HAZMAT teams were first responders to the scene. The trucking company involved in the incident contracted with an environmental cleanup company to mitigate the release to the creek.
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Georgia Environmental Protection Division mobilized to the scene and providing oversight of cleanup activities. FOSC Sims and START were deployed to the Site to assist.