BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A new storm system is set to bring more heavy rainfall throughout Kern County especially in mountain communities.
Locations throughout the county have received sand for sandbags to help residents prepare for the storm, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
The Kern County Fire Department provided a list of where you can take your sandbags to get filled up:
10300 San Diego St
Tank Park, 4901 Lake Isabella Blvd
Senior Center, 6401 Lake Isabella Blvd
Mt. Mesa, McCray Rd just south of Dogwood Avenue
Kern River Valley
Wafford Heights Park, east Evans Road
Hanning Flat, along Sierra Highway
Havilah, along Cal Bodfish Road
Kernville, Rodeo Grounds
Twin Oaks, Ed Oakley Hall
Pine Mountain Club
Kern County Fire Station
Walser Road at Dailey Road
Lebec Road and Interstate 5
Frazier Mountain County Park
Kern County Fire Station (West End Drive at Mt Pinos Way)
Lake of the Woods
Elmo Highway and Scheitlin Avenue
Highline Road just east of Tucker Road
10th Street at Front Street (vacant lot)
Linn’s Valley Poso Flat School (White River Rd at Hwy 155)
The sand is provided by the Kern County Public Works, according to KCFD. The needs of the community will be monitored and if additional sand-filling locations are needed locations may be added.
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