Stock Up on Sandbags

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Stock Up on Sandbags
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By edhat staff

Sandbags are available throughout Santa Barbara County to prepare for the upcoming rainstorm.

The upcoming storms have the potential to bring several inches of rain. The local fire departments would like to warn those within the vicinity of the Cave Fire that there is an increased potential for flooding as a result of the fire.

Locations are provided below:

South County

  • Fire Station 11 – 6901 Frey Way, Goleta
  • Fire Station 14 – 320 Los Carneros, Goleta
  • Santa Barbara County Flood Control Shop – 4568 County Rd., Santa Barbara (Off of Calle Real)
  • Lower Manning Park - 449 San Ysidro Rd.

North County

  • Santa Maria Flood Control Shop – 912 West Foster Road, Santa Maria


Please note: sandbags are not pre-filled and persons are limited to 25 bags.

More information concerning sandbags can be found at

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EastBeach Nov 26, 2019 07:01 PM
Stock Up on Sandbags

Here' a tip for filling sandbags if you're doing it solo ... They sometimes leave a few shovels near the pile of sand. But using a shovel is more of a two-person operation (one to hold the bag open, the other to shovel). A fast way to do it yourself is to use a 2-quart Rubbermaid juice pitcher, or similar.

Flicka Nov 27, 2019 09:15 AM
Stock Up on Sandbags

Another storm expected after the weekend.

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