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Ocala offering sandbags

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From City of Ocala Public Information Office

With the potential of heavy rain in the forecast due to Isaac, the City of Ocala is establishing sandbag locations for Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25.

City residents may get up to 12 sandbags.

Friday locations include Jervey Gantt Park, 2200 SE 36th Avenue, in the SE 24th Street parking lot; Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex, 1510 NW 4th St., in the State Road 40 parking lot; and Tuscawilla Park, NE Sanchez Avenue, on the north end of the park.

Operating hours for Friday locations are 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday locations include Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex, 1510 NW 4th St., in the State Road 40 parking lot; and Tuscawilla Park, NE Sanchez Avenue, on the north end of the park.

Operating hours for Saturday locations are 2 p.m. – 5.p.m.

 

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