Sandbags available to City of Fort Myers residents

Posted: 1:05 PM, Sep 05, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-05 15:11:48-04
Sandbags available to City of Fort Myers residents

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Residents and businesses owners in the City of Fort Myers have sandbags available to them beginning Tuesday afternoon.

A limit of 20 bags per vehicle will be in effect.

The city says free self-service sand bags available for City of Fort Myers residents and business owners. 

Sand will be available after 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at two locations: 

  • 2300 Peck St.- In front of the former Atlantic Coast Line train station
  • 9700 Treeline Ave.- Fire Station No. 5

Residents will need to provide their own shovel to fill the bags.

For more information, please contact the Fort Myers Fire Department at 239-321-7311.

UPDATE (2:15PM) -- Both above locations have run out of sandbags.  Residents than can supply their own bags can still fill them there.