LIST: Where you can get free bags of sand in SoCal ahead of severe weather
As Southern California braces for possible severe weather, it's an important reminder to make sure your homes are "weather-ready" for heavy rain and possible flooding for the rest of this week.
With some parts of FOX 11's viewing area being more vulnerable than others with flooding and mudslides, you may need to consider getting sandbags for your homes.
The City of Los Angeles features more than 30 sites that offer free sand for residents. You can click here for the list of sites.
Los Angeles County has dozens of locations that offer free sand. You can click here for the county's interactive map.
In Orange County, more than a dozen fire stations in Orange County offer free sand for residents in the area. You can click here to check out the county's list.
In Riverside County, check out these locations:
- Rotary Park, located at 1491 S A St, Perris, CA 92570
- Paragon Park, located at 264 Spectacular Bid St, Perris, CA 92571
- Beaumont Fire Station #20, located at 1550 East 6th Street, Beaumont, CA 92223
- Banning Fire Station #89, located at 172 North Murray Street, Banning, CA 92220
In San Bernardino County, more than a dozen fire stations in San Bernardino County offer free sand for residents in the area. You can click here to check out the county's list.
In Ventura County, you can get free sand at more than 20 locations. Below is a list of fire stations in the county offering sand:
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