Orlando, Fla. - The City of Orlando will be giving away sandbags to help residents prepare for the potential impact of Hurricane Irma.
The sandbag distribution will take place on:
Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday, September 8, 2017 from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The distribution location is the City of Orlando Streets and Stormwater Division on 1010 Woods Avenue. Residents must show proof of residence and will be given 10 bags per address.
The City of Orlando’s Emergency Operations Center remains at the monitoring level and City departments are continuing to take precautionary measures for any potential impacts from Hurricane Irma.
Although its path is still uncertain, the City wants to encourage residents, visitors and businesses to prepare for the storm, including assembling disaster kits, stocking up on supplies and reviewing disaster plans.