Sandbags available for storm preps

SOUTHEAST TEXAS - Sandbags are available to Southeast Texans in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Cindy.  They are available on a county-by-county basis for residents concerned about potential flooding.

More locations for sandbags will be posted as we receive confirmed information about them.

 

HARDIN COUNTY

  • Precinct One - 1290 Hwy 327 West, Silsbee 409-385-5501
  • Precinct Two -- 1315 North Pine Street, Kountze 409-246-3972
  • Precinct Three - 13745 FM 787, Saratoga 936-274-5411
  • Precinct Four - 100 Southland Drive, Lumberton 409-755-4584

 

JEFFERSON COUNTY

  • Precinct One Service Center - 20205 W. Highway 90, China
  • Precinct Two Service Center - 7759 Viterbo Road, Nederland
  • Precinct Three Service Center - 5700 Jade Avenue, Port Arthur
  • Precinct Four Service Center - 7780 Boyt Road, Cheek
  • Delivery available for seniors, 65+, in Precinct Four flooding areas.

 

ORANGE COUNTY: Residents are welcome to bag the sand to use to protect their homes from rising water. You must bring your own shovel.

  • Precinct One Maintenance Barn - North Hwy 87 at North Teal, Orange
  • If out after 3:30 pm, won't be replenished until next morning, this location only
  • Precinct Three Maintenance Barn - 2502 West Roundbunch, Bridge City
  • Precinct Four Maintenance Barn - 375 Claiborne Street, Vidor

 

County officials throughout southeast Texas are monitoring Cindy.  Most expect rain to have the biggest effect on our area.

 

Hardin County Judge Wayne McDaniel said, “At this time, we expect a rain event, primarily, from this storm. But, that could change and we ask that all citizens continue to monitor Cindy with us by following your local news media and reputable social media outlets, such as the Hardin County Emergency Management, National Weather Service, Lake Charles, and National Hurricane Center Facebook pages. Everyone is encouraged to prepare for the possibility of power outages – Make sure all electronics and flashlights are fully charged or have new batteries; store all yard and patio furniture, toys, potted plants and other loose objects indoors; bring pets inside; and stock up on food and supplies. It would also be a good idea to fill your car and gas cans with gas. Stay away from any downed power lines and if you utilize a portable generator, please DO NOT bring operate it indoors.”

 

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