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A Georgia county has its first all-female firefighting crew.

The Brunswick News reports that three female Glynn County Fire Rescue firefighters have served together in the same engine company for the past several weeks.

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Gov. Brian Kemp and state emergency officials continue to urge coastal resident's east of Interstate 95 to evacuate inland, warning of strong winds, storm surge and flooding as Hurricane Dorian picks up speed and nears Georgia.

Glynn County commissioner and insurance agent Bob Coleman.
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A county commissioner in coastal Georgia says he’s innocent after a grand jury indicted him on charges that he took money from clients of his insurance business.

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“Catastrophic and devastating.”

That’s how Glynn County Emergency Management director Jay Wiggins describes Hurricane Matthew.

His and five other counties on the coast are anxiously waiting for the storm, which could bring winds of over 100 miles an hour and a storm surge as high as eight feet.