Where to get sandbags in the Valley ahead of winter storm

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

First responders are urging residents to prepare a strong winter storm that is expected to hit the Valley this week.

The expected heavy rainfall throughout California brings a chance for flooding in certain areas.

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Sandbags are being given out to residents in several counties across the Valley ahead of the storm.

You can find sandbags at the following locations in Fresno, Merced, Mariposa, Madera, and Tulare counties:

FRESNO COUNTY:

  • Clovis
  • Clovis Corporation Yard

    Address: 155 N. Sunnyside Ave

    *Note: Maximum of 10 per household.

  • Biola
  • Area 4 Road Yard

    Address: 12855 W. G Street

  • Fresno
  • Area 7 Road Yard

    Address: 9400 N. Matus

  • Sanger
  • Area 8 Road Yard

    Address: 9525 E. Olive

  • Auberry
  • Area 11 Road Yard

    Address: 33148 Auberry Road

    MERCED COUNTY:

  • Ballico Fire Station
  • Address: 11284 Ballico Ave.

  • Cressey Fire Station
  • Address: 9255 Cressey Way

  • Delhi Fire Station 1
  • Address: 6056 Acacia St.

  • Dos Palos Wye Fire Station
  • Address: 8047 W. Dairy Lane

  • El Nido Fire Station
  • Address: 10537 S. Hwy 59

  • Mckee Fire Station
  • Address: 3360 N. McKee Rd.

  • McSwain Fire Station
  • Address: 961 Gur Rd and Hwy 140

  • Merced County Public Works
  • Address: 2165 W. Wardrobe Ave.

  • Planada Fire Station
  • Address: 9234 E. Broadway

  • Santa Nella Fire Station
  • Address: 29190 Centinella Rd.

  • Snelling Fire Station
  • Address:15974 Lewis St. (209) 563-6661

  • Stevinson Fire Station
  • Address: 2738 Lander Ave

  • Yosemite Avenue & Mansionette Dr.
  • MADERA COUNTY:

  • Madera County Fire Station #8
  • Address: 47050 Road 417, Coarsegold

  • CAL Fire, Rancheria Fire Station:
  • Address: 53488 Road 200, North Fork

  • Madera County Fire Station #12:
  • Address: 48355 Liberty Drive, Oakhurst

  • Madera County Road 28 Complex
  • Address: Dirt Lot Between Animal Control Shelter and Madera County Jail (14225 Road 28, Madera)

  • Madera County Fire Station #3
  • Address: 25950 Avenue 18 1/2, Madera, CA 93638

  • Madera County Fire Station #19
  • Address: 35141 Bonadelle Avenue, Madera

  • Chowchilla Public Works Yard
  • Address: 360 North 1st Street, Chowchilla

  • Chowchilla City Hall
  • Address: 130 South 2" Street, Chowchilla, CA 93610

  • Chowchilla Police Department
  • Address: 122 Trinity Avenue, Chowchilla

    Hours: After City Hall Business Hours Only

    MARIPOSA COUNTY:

  • Old Mormon Bar Fire Station
  • Location: Across from the fairgrounds

  • Don Pedro water treatment facility
  • Location: Behind County Fire station 24.

    *Note: Bags and sand on site for self-filling needs, you will need a shovel.

    TULARE COUNTY:

  • Public Works Administration Office
  • Address: 336 N. Ben Maddox Way, Visalia

    Hours: 8 am to 4 pm

    Sandbags can also be picked up at the following Tulare County Fire Department stations:

  • Dinuba
  • Station 3

  • Cutler-Orosi
  • Station 4

  • Alpaugh
  • Station 9

  • Lemon Cove
  • Station 13

  • Three Rivers
  • Station 14

  • Lindsay
  • Station 15

  • Porterville
  • Station 19

  • Doyle Colony
  • Station 20

  • Pixley
  • Station 27

  • Earlimart
  • Station 28