Sandbags are being made available in case of potential flooding this weekend
ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. – The Saint Joseph County Emergency Management Agency is warning people to be ready for potential flooding this weekend.
The agency is having free sandbags assembly for those who wish to combat potential flooding.
“We want people to be prepared, I mean, the best defense in any incident that happens is being prepared and having a plan,” said John Antonucci, the St. Joseph County Emergency Management Agency Director.
While the sand and bags are provided and the agency asks that people bring their own shovels to assemble the bags.
The agency released the following lists of places where sandbags can be made:
WARREN FIRE DEPARTMENT – Station #18
54837 QUINCE ROAD, SOUTH BEND
CLAY FIRE TERRITORY- Station #24
13981 STATE ROAD #23, GRANGER
PENN TOWNSHIP- Station #13
13750 MCKINLEY, MISHAWAKA
SOUTH BEND STREET DEPARTMENT
731 S. LAFAYETTE, SOUTH BEND
MISHAWAKA STREET DEPARTMENT
500 N. CEDAR STREET, MISHAWAKA
CLAY FIRE DEPARTMENT
18355 AUTEN ROAD, SOUTH BEND
3301 RIVERSIDE DR, SOUTH BEND
15973 NEW ROAD, MISHAWAKA
Sandbags are also available at the AEP Substation on Jackson Rd, just west of Main and Jackson for residents in the Jewell Woods/Gilmer Park area.