Thousands of people are flocking to the Lake Area for the 4th of July weekend, and the Camden County Sheriff’s Office is pulling in extra help.

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Captain Chris Twitchel also tells KRMS News they’ll be watching for people who are drinking and driving.

He also has some advice for vacationers in town.

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Captain Twitchel is also reminding visitors to be patient with others during this busy time and to drink plenty of water in the hot temperatures expected through the holiday weekend.