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Additional Sandbag Distribution Event Scheduled

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The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) along with VI Fire Services will now include an additional sandbag distribution event on Saturday, August 7, 2021. 

VI Fire Service personnel will distribute filled sandbags for all residents from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm on Saturday. Residents are limited to a maximum of six filled sandbags per household and available only to residents who have not previously received them. 

Locations for drive-thru Saturday distribution are: 

St. Croix 

  • Cotton Valley Fire Station

St. Thomas

  • Omar Brown Sr. Fire Station (Barbel Plaza)

St. John 

  • Coral Bay Fire Station


Following the guidelines recommended by the VI Department of Health, all sandbags will be loaded into personal vehicles by VIFS personnel in adherence to COVID-19 protocol. Masks are to be worn by all recipients.