The Community Ambulance Company will be dispensing supplies tonight in Bayport, providing clothes, blankets, water, non-perishable food, pet food, baby supplies and toiletries to those devastated by Hurricane Sandy.
The department's Mass Casualty Incident Trailer will be stationed at the end of Paulanna Avenue from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be a generator available to assist residents needing to charge phones, computers, and other small items. Volunteers will also disseminating information on shelters and important emergency contact numbers.
The company is also using a truck, loaded with supplies, to deliver items to residents in South Bayport and South Oakdale.
"We realize people are conserving gas and are having difficulty driving to our stationary points of distribution. We will do our best to bring the supplies directly to the people who need it. This is vital with the upcoming cold weather approaching that we ensure those without electric stay warm and have ample amounts of food," said Chief Jamie Atkinson in an email note.