Escambia County is offering sand for sandbags for residents living in flood-prone areas. The sand will be available after 9 a.m. and distributed on a first come, first served basis. Residents must bring their own sandbags and shovels to one of the following eight locations:

Don Sutton Park – 2320 Crabtree Church Road, Molino

Travis M. Nelson Park – 4541 County Road 4, Bratt

Escambia County Road Department – 601 Highway 297-A, Cantonment

John R. Jones Jr. Athletic Park – 555 East Nine Mile Road

Equestrian Center – 7750 Mobile Highway

Ferry Pass Middle School – 8355 Yancey Lane

Baars Field Athletic Park – 13001 Sorrento Road

Brent Athletic Park – 4711 North “W” Street.

Sand bags can be purchased at most local hardware or home improvement stores.

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