Peachtree City Police collect donation for Hurricane Florence victims

- Peachtree City residents and police officers are working together to help the men and women who will likely be in need after Hurricane Florence passes.

Lieutenant Mark Brown with the Peachtree City Police Department told FOX 5's Portia Bruner he is certain Peachtree City donations will at least one tractor-trailer with supplies that can be transported to North Carolina.

"Water, diapers, flashlights, canned goods, nonperishables, but no food or clothing--just the items people will need immediately," said Lt. Brown.

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Last year, the police department received enough donations to send relief to victims of Hurricane Irma and Maria.

"Our community filled two tractor trailers in two days. This community is awesome and I know we will be in a position to help our neighbors in North Carolina after the storm passes," said Lt. Brown.

Donations can be dropped off at the Peachtree City Police Department 24 hours a day for the next several days. The address is 350 Georgia Highway 74.


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The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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