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Brooksville opens Sandbag Site July 2

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on July 1, 2021

On July 1, 2021, the City of Brooksville Department of Public Works announced the opening of the City’s sandbag site in anticipation of Tropical Storm Elsa.

Due to the possible arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa, the City of Brooksville will open the self-service sandbag site Friday, July 2 at the DPW facility, 600 S. Brooksville Ave., Brooksville. The site is located just north of the facility.

The City filling stations will provide bags, sand, and shovels to fill the bags. Citizens are requested to leave the shovels on site for the next person to use. This site will be open 24-hours a day and residents are required to fill and transport their sandbags.

Brooksville opens Sandbag Site in anticipation of Tropical Storm Elsa

“This storm has potential to impact the area early next week,” stated Department of Public Works Director, Paul Booth, “staff is readying the sand filling station, all emergency equipment and fueling all vehicles and generators enabling the department to fully respond should the need arise.”

The City encourages all citizens to make the necessary preparations and create a 72-hour Disaster Survival Kit in anticipation of this storm and any possible future storms. A suggested Hurricane supply list can be found on the City’s website: https://www.cityofbrooksville.us/sites/g/files/vyhlif4206/f/uploads/suggested_hurricane_supply_ kits_.pdf

For further emergency information visit http://www.cityofbrooksville.us or call the City of Brooksville at 352-540-3810.

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