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Free Sandbags Available at Local Compton Fire Stations

In Compton, we anticipate heavy street flooding, run-off/drainage concerns, possible downed tree branches and power lines, and increased water volume in both the Compton Creek and LA River channels. Please prepare now and take appropriate precautions throughout the weekend. Visit http://www.lacounty.gov/larain/ for additional information.

The sandbags and sand are available for Compton residents at no charge to anyone who wants to use them to protect their property from flood damage.

  • Compton residents only. You must bring a photo ID to show proof of residency
  • Limit of five (5) bags per household
  • You will need to bring your own shovel
  • City personnel will NOT be available to fill the sandbags for you.

Locations and offerings:
Fire Station #1: sandbags only
Fire Station #2: sandbags and sand
Fire Station #3: sandbags and sand
Fire Station #4: sandbags and sand
Public Works Yard (Monday-Friday 8am-2pm): sand only

Fire Station 1Fire Station 1
201 S. Acacia Avenue
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 605-5670

Fire Station 2Fire Station 2
1320 E. Palmer Street
Compton, CA 90221
(310) 605-5483

Fire Station 3Fire Station 3
1133 W. Rosecrans Avenue
Compton, CA 90222
(310) 605-5657

Fire Station 4Fire Station 4
950 W. Walnut Avenue
Compton, CA 90220
(310) 605-6284

Public Works Yard
458 S Alameda Street
Compton, CA 90220