Sacramento sets up evacuation center, sandbag pickup for residents in need

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — The Sacramento Office of Emergency Services set up an evacuation center for residents who are experiencing flooding from nearby creeks and storm drains in the Arden-Arcade area.

The evacuation center has been set up at the Creekside Adult Center at 2641 Kent Drive, Sacramento, California 95821.

The Sacramento County Department of Water Resources have also opened three locations for residents to build sandbags to help with flood control.

The sand pickup locations are at the following locations:

County Branch Center
3847 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827

Orangevale Community Center
6826 Hazel Avenue
Orangevale, CA 95662

Westside Park
6555 West 2nd Street
Rio Linda, CA 95673

The city of Sacramento also opened two self-serve locations for residents to fill sandbags.

City Corporation Yard: 918 Del Paso Rd.
City Corporation Yard: 5730 24th St.

Additional sandbag locations have opened in Citrus Heights and Folsom.

Citrus Heights City Hall
6360 Fountain Square Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

Next to Folsom City Hall
48 Natomas Street (behind the Arts and Senior City)
Folsom, CA 95630

Fire Station 36 in Folsom
9700 Oak Avenue Parkway (behind the station)
Folsom, CA 95630

Sacramento OES also reminds residents to never drive through standing water.

“Turn around, don’t drown!” officials said.

Tap or click here to see the level of rainfall in the Sacramento area for the past 24 hours.

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