Smoke from the Woolsey Fire as seen from Santa Monica.

Due to an increased probability of mud and debris flow in the Woolsey Fire burn area, it is important to plan and prepare for the increased potential of flooding, mudslides and debris run-off.  The Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) urges residents living in areas prone to debris flow and mudslides to be prepared for danger:

  • Obtain sandbags ahead of time. Sandbags (and instructions about how to use them) are available at most local LACoFD fire stations.
  • Know how to shut off all utilities. Remember, water and electricity do not
  • Flowing water is an instant danger zone. Stay away from flood control channels, catch basins, canyons and natural waterways which are susceptible to flooding during periods of heavy rain.
  • Do not attempt to cross flooded areas and never enter moving water.
  • If you become isolated, seek the highest ground available and wait for help.
  • If flooding traps you in your car, stay inside. If the water rises higher, wait on top of your car for assistance.  Do not step into moving water around your car.
  • If you see someone who has been swept into moving water, do not enter the water and attempt a rescue. Call 911 for emergency rescue personnel and, if possible, throw them a flotation device.

Visit fire.lacounty.gov for more information.

For areas affected by the Woolsey Fire, please see below for a list of fire stations with available sandbags:

 

Fire Station 65

4206 Cornell Road

Agoura Hills, CA  91301

 

Fire Station 67

25801 Piuma Road

Calabasas, CA  91302

 

Fire Station 68

24130 Calabasas Road

Calabasas, CA  91302

 

Fire Station 69

401 South Topanga Canyon Boulevard

Topanga, CA  90290

 

Fire Station 70

3970 Carbon Canyon Road

Malibu, CA  90265

 

Fire Station 71

28722 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA  90265

Fire Station 72

1832 Decker Road

Malibu, CA  90265

 

Fire Station 89

29575 Canwood Street.

Agoura Hills, CA  91301

 

Fire Station 99

32550 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA  90265

 

Fire Station 125

5215 Las Virgenes Road

Calabasas, CA  91302

 

Fire Station 144

31981 Foxfield Drive

Westlake Village, CA  91361

 

Lifeguard Headquarters

2600 The Strand

Manhattan Beach, CA  90266

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