City of Brownsville to give out free sandbags this weekend
The city of Brownsville is taking steps to be proactive this hurricane season.
The city of Brownsville Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security and Public Works Department will provide free sandbags this weekend at the following locations:
- Les Mauldin
- Monte Bella
- Industrial Park.
Residents must provide a driver license and a utilities bill to show proof of residence. While homeowners are limited to eight bags, businesses can get up to ten.
The distribution will start this Friday from 10 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 to 3 p.m.
Officials encourage residents to bring a shovel. To receive pre-filled sandbags, residents must provide a disabled placecard.
For more information, or if you would like to volunteer, call 956-546-4357.