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Free Sandbags Available for Pick Up Starting TODAY
Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Colorado Springs, Colo. – Residents in need of sandbags may pick up free PRE-FILLED sandbags at the Verizon Wireless Building North parking lot (2424 Garden of the Gods Road) starting today while supplies last.  Residents wanting to pick up sandbags should pick them up during daylight hours and enter the Verizon Wireless parking lot off of 30th Street and Flying W Ranch Road.

For information on potential flooding after the Waldo Canyon Fire, visit  Residents are advised to consult a certified erosion and sediment control consultant or contractor to manage flooding mitigation on their private property. Sandbags should not be placed in the public right-of-way.