Friday, August 28, 2015

Free Sandbags In Brevard County For Tropical Storm Erika

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida -- The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is making free sandbags available to Brevard County residents on August 29th, 30th, and 31st, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Supervised inmates will fill the sandbags for distribution at the Brevard County Sheriff’s Work Farm located at 2955 Pluckebaum Road in Cocoa, Florida. Brevard County residents can pick up ten sandbags per household in a drive-through style.

The Sheriff's Office says that the sandbag distribution is in response to citizen concerns about potential rainfall accompanying Tropical Storm Erika. 

For more information, please call the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office at 321-633-1967.


Also, the City of Titusville is offering free sandbags with a limit of 10 per resident. Titusville residents can pick up the sandbags at the Public Works Department located at 101 North Singleton Avenue, Titusville, Florida.

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