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Hillsborough County Opens 3 Sandbag Sites

To help residents prepare for the possibility of flooding associated with the pending storm, Hillsborough County is making sandbags available to the public at three County parks.

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 29, sandbags will be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily at the following locations:

  • Edward Medard Conservation Park – 6140 Turkey Creek Road, Plant City
  • E.G. Simmons Conservation Park, 2401 19th Ave. NW, Ruskin
  • Ed Radice Park, 14720 Ed Radice Drive, Tampa

Hillsborough County residents are eligible for a maximum of 10 sandbags per family. Residents must show ID verifying they live in the County; a drivers license or utility bill will serve as proper identification.

Residents can call (813) 272-5900 to request additional information.

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