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Ocala and Gainesville sandbag locations open

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Due potential flooding from Tropical Storm Debby the City of Gainesville the Public Works Department is offering sandbags to city residents at the 405 Northwest 39th Avenue facility.  The pre-made sandbags are available today until 6 p.m. and will continue Wednesday at 7 a.m.   Sandbagging operations also continue today at several locations throughout Ocala until 7 p.m. this evening. Locations include:

– Tuscawilla Park at the 800 block of NE Sanchez Avenue

– Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex off West Silver Springs Boulevard

– Jervey Gantt Park on the SE 24th Street side

Sand Bags are also currently available at the North Multi-District and South Multi-District offices and at the Marion County Sheriff’s Main Headquarters.

North Multi-District Office 8311 N Hwy 441 352-438-5920

South Multi-District Office 3620 SE 80th Street 352-438-5940

Main Headquarters 692 NW 30th Avenue 352-732-8181 Non-Emergency 352-732-9111

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