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'The rumors aren't true;' No evacuations ordered for Ascension Parish

3 months 1 week 1 day ago Friday, July 12 2019 Jul 12, 2019 July 12, 2019 8:56 PM July 12, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

DONALDSONVILLE - With evacuation rumors are swirling around Ascension Parish ahead of Barry's arrival, officials want to put your mind at ease.

No evacuations—mandatory or voluntary—have been ordered for Donaldsonville, or any other part of Ascension. 

Rick Webre of the Office of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security tells WBRZ the rumors of evacuation are not true. Residents can stay in the parish as long as they feel safe.

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