Sandbags available for Bossier Parish residents

Sandbags available for Bossier Parish residents

BENTON, LA (KSLA) - As rains fall across the ArkLaTex, Bossier Parish officials are offering and bags of sand for those who need it.

Sandbags will be available 24-hours a day beginning Friday at the Bossier Parish Highway Department maintenance facility, 410 Mayfield Street in Benton.

Crews will be on hand to assist residents with loading bags.

Parish officials will reevaluate the situation on Saturday to determine if the need for sandbags is still there.

In Caddo Parish, public works is not handing out sandbags at this time, according to Tim Weaver. He added that they have no plans to do so right now, and public works has not received many requests for sandbags.

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