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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

574-232-4028

CLAY FIRE TERRITORY- Station #24

13981 STATE ROAD #23, GRANGER

574-272-3874

PENN TOWNSHIP- Station #13

13750 MCKINLEY, MISHAWAKA

574-255-2690

SOUTH BEND STREET DEPARTMENT

731 S. LAFAYETTE, SOUTH BEND

574-235-9244

MISHAWAKA STREET DEPARTMENT

500 N. CEDAR STREET, MISHAWAKA

574-258-1660

CLAY FIRE DEPARTMENT

18355 AUTEN ROAD, SOUTH BEND

574-272-2144

RIVERSIDE GARAGE

3301 RIVERSIDE DR, SOUTH BEND 

574-277-1020

WOODLAND GARAGE

15973 NEW ROAD, MISHAWAKA

574-633-4121

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.

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