Escambia County Shelter is Home to Over 200 Florida Evacuees

Road sign on the way to Baldwin County Shelter

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Florida (WKRG) — Escambia County and the American Red Cross opened the Pensacola Bay Center as a shelter on September 8th.

Currently the shelter has around 275 people and 68 pets.

The Pensacola Bay Center shelter is located at 201 E. Gregory St. at 5 p.m. and can hold up to 1,999.

The Escambia County Equestrian Center was also a shelter for evacuees’ horses.  There are currently 88 horses.

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