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Need sand bags? Now's the time to get them

(Riverton, Wyo.) - With predictions of small stream flooding this weekend and into next week, the Fremont County Emergency Management Agency said sand bags for impacted residents are now available. Kathi Metzler said the sandbags will be distributed to those residents who are threatened by high waters. The sandbags will be available at the Fremont County Transportation Shops in Riverton, Lander and Dubois during normal business hours. Metzler said those needing sandbags must provide their own sand or fill material and that no county equipment will be used to protect private property. Only critical infrastructure property of the county will be protected by county equipment. The addresses where sandbags are available: Riverton - 4421 Skyline Avenue, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (856-8122 - Steve) Lander - 1580 U.S. Highway 287, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (332-2984 - Brad) Dubois - City of Dubois Transportation Shop, 214 E Street. (450-7216 - Scott) Here's what you need to provide to obtain sand bags: • Name • Address • Contact phone number • Number of bags taken • Address of where the bars are being placed Sandbag filling instructions will be available at sandbag distribution points. For questions, call the Fremont County Emergency Management Office at 856-2374 or check their Facebook Page. #county10 #news