Sandbag sites for Polk County and Ocala residents


  • Polk County Fire Rescue is providing sandbags in Bartow and Winter Haven for residents who may need them. Sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., until the storm water subsides.
  • Residents are limited to 25 bags and will need to bring shovels to fill their sandbags.
  • Fire Rescue staff will assist in loading sandbags if they are available.
  • The sandbag sites are:

- Providence Fire Station - North Lakeland - 8936 N. US 98

- Former Crystal Lake Fire Station - East Lakeland - 2450 E. Main Street

- Mulberry Area One Maintenance Unit - 900 5th St. NE

  • There is a video demonstrating how to use sandbags properly around doors of your home or business is available on the Fire Rescue website at <>.
  • In Ocala, sandbags are available at Tuscawilla Park.