According to the Madera County Sheriff’s Office, emergency sand and sand bags are available for residents and multiple locations around the county.
At these locations, you must provide proof of residence and bring your own shovels. The county will provide 10 bags per resident.
If you need additional sand bags, you may purchase them at a local hardware store.
Please note, some locations do not have sandbags. Consult the list below to verify where sand bags are available.
List of locations:
☆ Madera County Fire Station #12, 48355 Liberty Drive (sand bags) ☆ Sewer Treatment Plant, 48382 Black Oak River Road (only sand, no bags)
☆ Madera County Fire Station #8, 47050 Road 417 (sand bags)
☆ Cal Fire Rancheria Fire Station, 53488 Road 200 (sand bags)
☆ Sewer Treatment Plant, 40601 Road 274 (only sand, no bags)