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BREVARD COUNTY, FL. – In anticipation of the potential impacts from Subtropical Storm Nicole, free sandbags will be available to residents beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Sites open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8:

  • Wickham Park, 2500 Parkway Dr., Melbourne, FL 32935. Enter using south access from Parkway Dr.
  • Across from Brevard County Jail, 855 Camp Rd., Cocoa, FL 32927.

Sand is being provided by Brevard County Public Works and the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office will have supervised inmate work crews filling and loading sandbags for residents. Residents do not need to bring sandbags, bags are provided and filled by on-site personnel. There is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle.

As a reminder, sandbags can be purchased at home improvement stores and filled with dirt from your property. Do not fill sandbags with sand from the beach.