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Free Sand and Bags Available for Storm Preparation

Find out where you can locate free sand and bags in preparation for the upcoming storm.

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Sand and bags are available to residents preparing for heavy rain. Don't forget to bring a shovel and gloves to fill the bags.

City of San Bernardino:

  • Blair Park - Little Mountian Dr. & 33rd St.
  • Lytle Creek Park - K St. & West Mill St.
  • Nunez Park - 5th St. & Medical Center Dr.
  • Wildwood Park - 40th St. & Waterman Ave.
Bag quantities at these locations are limited. Extra bags may be purchased at any local home improvement store.

San Bernardino County:

  • Sandbags can be found here.
  • Sand is available at the San Bernardino County Fire Stations listed here.

City of Ventura:

  • San Jon Maintenance Yard - 336 San Jon Rd. Ventura CA 93003 (Public Parking Lot)
  • Poinsettia Pavilion - 3451 Foothill Road (lower lot) - Bring a shovel

Ventura County:

  • Fire Station 21 - 1201 East Ojai Ave. Ojai CA 93025
  • Casitas Springs Community Center Parking lot - 8415-8499 Edison Dr. Casitas Springs CA
  • Upper Ojai at the Upper Ojai Market - west side next to the fence. 12679 Ojai, Santa Paula Rd Santa Paula CA
  • La Conchita - Carpinteria St. and La Conchita - Open lot
  • Fire Station 26 - 12391 W. Telegraph Rd., Santa Paula CA 93060 - Bring a shovel

City of Santa Barbara:

  • 401 East Yanonali Street

Residents should bring their own gloves and shovels and be prepared to fill the bags they need.

Santa Barbara County:

  • Santa Barbara Flood Control Shop - 4568 Calle Real, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Maria Flood Control Shop - 912 West Foster Road, Santa Maria
  • Santa Barbara Fire Station #31 - 168 W Hwy 246, Buellton

Sandbags are not pre-filled and persons are limited to 25 bags.

Los Angeles County:

The Los Angeles Fire Department provides sand and bags for residents living in LA County.

Find your local fire station here.

City of Costa Mesa:

  • Fire Station No. 4 - 2300 Placentia Avenue

Shovels will be available for use.

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