Warrenton Fire

Warrenton, NC - Region IV

Site Contact:

Jordan Garrard
OSC

Garrard.Jordan@epa.gov

216 West Franklin Street
Warrenton, NC 27589
response.epa.gov/WarrentonFire

Latitude: 36.3979010
Longitude: -78.1575000
NRC#: 966572

The fire at Southern States Farm and Garden's facility in Warrenton, NC began at 1745 on February 2, 2011. The facility was reported to contain fertilizers and pesticides within the building. The local fire department based on recommendations from a regional Haz Mat team instituted a 6 block mandatory evacuation. Phone Duty deployed OSC Jordan Garrard and Tetra-Tech. OSC Wagner (Region 3) was asked to assist due to her close proximity to the facility. OSC Wagner and OSC Garrard arrived onsite, the fire was still burning and under control.


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