Updated Fire Alert: Fire Near Grand Coastal Hotel

Location:  Immediate area surrounding Grand Coastal Hotel, Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica and Happy Acres Community, Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica

Event:  The chemical fire near the Grand Coastal Hotel and Happy Acres Community, Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica that started on November 28, 2022, has been extinguished.

U.S. government personnel have been authorized to return to the area.

Actions to Take:

Monitor local media for updates.

If near the fire site, report chemical or unusual odors to local authorities.

If near the fire site, monitor your health and seek medical attention for dizziness, headaches, or shortness of breath.

If near the fire site, consider wearing a mask while outdoors and/or keeping windows and doors closed, if there is smoke or odor present.


U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

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Emergencies: 852-225-4900

Non-emergency inquiries: ACSGeorge@state.gov

Website: https://gy.usembassy.gov

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