City of Baker updates storm preparedness


Sandbags are available in the City of Baker.

The City of Baker’s Emergency Operations Center has begun preparations for Tropical Storm Barry.

Residents can call 1-800-953-5933 for updates on sandbags, street flooding, operating shelters, downed power lines and downed trees.

Sandbags are currently available at two locations in Baker until 8:00pm Thursday:

City Hall – 3325 Groom Road

Public Works – 1507 Mississippi Street

Residents can contact Public Works at 225-775-5584 for additional information.

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