St. Joseph County sets up sandbagging locations in preparation for weekend rain

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Ireland Road east of Ironwood Drive was closed on Tuesday morning, Aug. 16, 2016, after heavy rain caused flooding throughout the South Bend area. (Jon Zimney/95.3 MNC)

The drenching rain in the forecast for Saturday and Sunday has forced St. Joseph County to take pre-emptive measures.

Sandbagging locations have been set up throughout the county. Here are the locations:

• Warren Fire Department – Station #18  at 54837 Quince Road,  South Bend 574-232-4028

• Clay Fire Territory- Station #24  at 13981 State Road  23,  Granger 574-272-3874

• Penn Township- Station #13 at 13750 McKinley, Mishawaka 574-255-2690

• South Bend Street Department at 731 S. Lafayette, South Bend 574-235-9244

• Mishawaka Street Department at 500 N. Cedar Street, Mishawaka 574-258-1660

• Clay Fire Department at 18355 Auten Road, South Bend  574-272-2144

• Southwest Central Fire at 19971 Kern Road, South Bend 574-291-1677

• Woodland Garage at 15973 New Road, Mishawaka 574-633-4121

• Riverside Garage at 3301 Riverside Drive, South Bend 574-277-1020

In addition to the above locations, there will also be filling stations outside of the Jewell Wood and Gilmer Park neighborhoods.

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