Sheriff: At least one seriously injured in warehouse explosion; first responders remain on scene


At least one person has been seriously injured in a reported explosion at ARI, an aerosol product manufacturing facility located at 2523 S. McDonough Road.

According to Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident was reported as an explosion with a fire at 4:24 p.m.

“It appears that there was some type of an explosion. There was one employee that we know of so far that appears to have sustained what appears to be third degree burns,” Dix said.

Personnel of the Spalding County Fire Department and the SCSO remain on scene.

The public is being asked to avoid this area.

The GRIP will post updates on the developing story as additional information becomes available.

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