Sandbags available in Ascenion for weekend heavy rain

Sandbags available in Ascenion for weekend heavy rain

POSTED: Friday, May 11, 2012 - 11:15am

UPDATED: Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 11:56am

Parish officials announced Friday, May 11 that sand and bags will be available at several fire station locations this weekend because of possible heavy rains predicted to pass through the area, according to the National Weather Service.

Department of Public Works Director Ronnie Fairchild said sand and bags will be available at five fire stations.

Those stations include the 7th District Fire Station at 13398 Roddy Road in Gonzales, the new 7th District Fire Station at 13337 N. Hwy. 44 in Gonzales, the Prairieville Fire Station at 37237 Goodwood St. in Prairieville, the Galvez-Lake Fire Station at 16288 Joe Sevario Road in Prairieville and the St. Amant Volunteer Fire Department Station at 44465 Stringer Bridge Rd. in St. Amant.

Public Works officials said residents should bring their own shovels to the sand/bags locations.

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