NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Desperate for relief, families filled sandbags for themselves and neighbors.
Aaron Acker said nearly every home in his neighborhood is flooded.
"We're a few feet under water right now," said Acker. "It's pretty scary. It's really scary."
All throughout Pasco County, neighborhood streets are filled with water, flooding people's homes and forcing some out.
At one of several sandbag locations at the Government Center, Alicia Yorkey is hoping to get enough sandbags for herself and mother so they don't need to leave.
She's never gone through anything like this before.
"Our house is only a couple inches before going underneath, so we are trying to do it as quickly as possible. This is our second trip," said Yorkey.
The sand is going so quickly. While we were there, a truck brought in another full load.
And while each family is supposed to be limited to 25 bags, emergency crews said it is time to be compassionate.
They even had low risk inmates who are helping.
Crews said if a family needs more, they can fill up the bags and they'll keep bringing the sand.
It's a little peace of mind because these residents aren't sure if the supply will meet their demand.
"We just hope we don't run out of the sand, the bags, and manpower to do it," said Acker.
Yorkie said, "I really think sandbags help. We hope we can get enough to stay safe, especially since this is our first time going through something like this."
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