Menifee Fire Department Issues Warning About Flood Dangers

News release from the City of Menifee: Strong winter storms are expected to hit Southern California, bringing heavy rainfall on and off th...

News release from the City of Menifee:

Strong winter storms are expected to hit Southern California, bringing heavy rainfall on and off through the weekend. The Menifee Fire Department urges residents to prepare in advance for possible flooding.

Flooding prevention is the responsibility of property owners. Empty sand bags are available
(10 per person) at all Menifee fire stations listed below and sand is available at fire stations 5 and 76. If you are experiencing eminent or active flooding inside of your residence, dial 9-1-1.

Station 5, Quail Valley (sand)
28971 Goetz Road
Quail Valley

Station 7, Sun City
27860 Bradley Road
Sun City

Station 68, Menifee
26020 Wickard Road
Menifee

Station 76, Menifee Lakes (sand)
29950 Menifee Road
Menifee

Nearly half of all flash-flood fatalities are vehicle related. Motorists are urged not to drive through flooded areas. If drivers come across a flooded area they should stop, turn the car around and take another route.

For more information on flood preparation and flood safety, visit www.rvcfire.org or www.floodcontrol.co.riverside.ca.us.

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  1. Today all in all has been a pretty good day..Our local services were out an about showing they are present.Needed sandbags to keep my garage from flooding , negated to remember that I had placed my recyclables in the back so had to drop them off first and it was great day yo recycle nobody was there and the guy helped me separate my bottles, headed home to get my shovel and roommate to hold the bags while I filled them and the fire dept. was in my neighborhood patrolling an checking things, after sand bagging my neighbors carport had flown north we secured It safety wise till tomorrow..oh an a nice marine named Josh helped load our sand bags...an the local Police were cruising our neighbor hood too Thanks local folk.. Carol Glassco

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