For low-lying areas prone to flooding, Lake County is offering self-serve sandbags at four Lake County Fire Rescue Stations. Residents must bring their own shovels and are allowed up to 20 bags of sand per household. Sand is available based on a limited supplySandbags are available at the following locations until 8pm on Thursday:
Eustis Fire Station #22, 100 W. Norton Ave., Eustis
Fire Station 10 - 23023 State Road 40, Astor
Fire Station 14 - 42700 State Road 19, Altoona
Fire Station 53 - 2505 Spring Lake Road, Fruitland Park
Fire Station 110 - 6234 County Road 561, Clermont
All Lake County Connection paratransit trips have been canceled for Thursday and Friday. LakeXpress fixed route bus service will be suspended once sustained winds reach 37 MPH. LakeXpress will not operate on Friday.
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