List of sandbag locations in the Central Valley

Here is a list of sandbag locations throughout the Central Valley:


  • Biola - Area 4 Road Yard, 12855 West "G" Street

  • Fresno - Clovis area, Area 7 Road Yard, 9400 N Matus

  • Sanger - Area 8 Road Yard, 9525 E Olive


  • You must bring your own shovel and prepare the sandbags yourself.

    For more information, please call the County of Fresno, Public Works & Planning Department, Road Maintenance Division at (559) 600-4240, Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00 pm





    Madera County Valley Locations
  • Madera County Road 28 Complex - Dirt Lot Between Animal Control Shelter and Madera County Jail (14225 Road 28, Madera, CA 93638)

  • Madera County Fire Station #3 (sand only) - 25950 Avenue 18, Madera, CA 93638 - 559-661-0507

  • Madera County Fire Station #19 (sand only) - 35141 Bonadelle Avenue, Madera, CA 93638 - 559-645-1399

  • Ponding Basin - Avenue 24 & Road 19, Madera, CA 93638


  • Madera County Mountain Locations
  • Madera County Fire Station #8 - 47050 Road 417, Coarsegold, CA 93614 - 559-683-8008

  • CAL Fire, Rancheria Fire Station - 53488 Road 200, North Fork, CA 93643 - 559-877-2322

  • Madera County Fire Station #12 - 48355 Liberty Drive, Oakhurst, CA 93644


  • City of Madera Locations
  • Madera City Fire Station #56 (sand bags only) - 317 North Lake Street, Madera, CA 93638 - 559-661-5499

  • Madera City Fire Station #57 (sand bags only) - 200 South Schnoor Avenue, Madera, CA 93637

  • Madera Public Works Yard (sand bags only) - 1030 South Gateway Drive, Madera, CA 93638 - Hours: Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm

  • Vacant Lot (sand only) - "E" Street & 14th Street, Madera, CA 93638 (Across from the Railroad Tracks)


  • City of Chowchilla Locations
  • Chowchilla Public Works Yard (sand only) - 360 North 1st Street, Chowchilla, CA 93610

  • Chowchilla City Hall (sand bags only) - 130 South 2nd Street, Chowchilla, CA 93610 - Hours: Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm

  • Chowchilla Police Department (sand bags only) - 122 Trinity Avenue, Chowchilla, CA 93610 - Hours: After City Hall Business Hours Only


  • For all locations, you must bring your own shovels. The County has a limited supply of sand bags. If you need additional sand bags, you can purchase them at a local hardware store. Some locations do not have sandbags.




  • Mormon Bar Station 27 - 4621 Hwy 49 S, Mariposa

  • Don Pedro Station 24 - 9729 Merced Falls Rd , Don Pedro


  • Residents will need to bring their own shovel to fill the bags.




  • Merced County Public Works- Road Division Yard, 2165 W. Wardrobe Ave. (Thornton Rd. entrance)

  • Ballico Fire Station, 11284 Ballico Ave. (209) 634-1022

  • Cressey Fire Station, 9255 Cressey Way (209) 394-8211

  • Delhi Fire Station, 16056 Acacia St. (209) 634-5007

  • Dos Palos Wye Fire Station, 8047 W. Dairy Lane (209) 387-4223

  • El Nido Fire Station, 10537 S. Hwy 59 (209) 722-8452

  • McKee Fire Station, 3360 N. McKee Rd. (209) 723-4510

  • McSwain Fire Station, Gurr Rd and Hwy 140 (209) 385-7340

  • Planada Fire Station, 9234 E. Broadway (209) 382-0502

  • Santa Nella Fire Station, 29190 Centinella Rd. (209) 826-6339

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

  • Stevinson Fire Station, 2738 Lander Ave. (209) 634-7086


  • Other Sand/Bags Information or Locations in Merced County:
  • The City of Atwater-First Street and Atwater Blvd. (209) 357-6396

  • The City of Dos Palos-1817 General Avenue (209) 392-2176

  • The City of Gustine-East Ave/Carnation (209) 854-6804

  • The City of Livingston-2238 Walnut Ave. (209) 394-8044

  • The City of Los Banos-1015 F Street (209) 827-7025

  • The City of Merced-Call for locations (209) 385-6891





  • Kings County does not have a location at this time.





  • Sand and Bags are available at the following TCFD stations:
  • Dinuba - Station 3

  • Alpaugh - Station 9

  • Lemon Cove - Station 13

  • Three Rivers - Station 14

  • Lindsay - Station 15

  • West Olive - Station 19

  • Doyle Colony - Station 20

  • Pixley - Station 27

  • Earlimart - Station 28

  • For exact addresses click here.

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