Bags and Sand Available at Most Bernalillo County Fire Stations
Bernalillo County – Withthe monsoon rains in full swing, residents in the unincorporated areas of the county are advised that sandbags can help to stop water from rushing into yards and onto property that may be vulnerable.
“The Bernalillo County Fire Department knows how devastating flooding can be,” says Deputy Fire Chief Frank Barka. “Preparing ahead of time can make a huge difference in stopping fast moving flash flood waters before any damage occurs.”
Sand and/or bags are available at the following Bernalillo County Fire Stations:
· NORTH VALLEY
Station 30-6697 Fourth Street NW (bags only)
Station 31-9819 Second Street NW
Station 35-11700 Paseo del Norte NE
Station 36-501 Bear Canyon Lane NE
· SOUTH VALLEY
Station 32-1701 Arenal SW
Station 33-3909 Barcelona SW
Station 34-2801 Don Felipe SW
Station 38-3610 Prince SE
· EAST MOUNTAINS
Station 40-48 Public School Road, Tijeras
Station 41-10838 Highway 337
Station 43-4 Dressage Road
Station 46-25 Frost Road
For more information call the Fire Administration Offices at 468-1310.
Especially during this monsoon season, residents are reminded to stay away from ditches and arroyos. Rains in the foothills and the mountains will cause high water levels in the ditches and arroyos all over the valley, so caution is advised anywhere fast water may be flowing.
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