Updated 3:06 p.m.: Explosions continue from Perma-Fix at the Gil Harbin Industrial Park. Times staff at the scene reports that the industrial park is being shut down. Emergency personnel are attempting to turn off gas mains at the site, according to preliminary reports.
No injuries reported at this time.
A series of explosions have been reported this afternoon in the Gil Harbin Industrial Park, from the Perma-Fix of South Georgia, according to preliminary reports.
Times staff at the scene reports explosions continuing, black smoke rising above the park. Several ambulances are on standby, though no reports of injuries. Moody Air Force Base personnel has been called to the scene.
Perma-Fix processes wastes, both hazardous and non-hazardous; these materials include aerosol cans, ink paste, etc. The business suffered a fire earlier this year.
The Times will update as more information becomes available.