Sandbag locations announced after heavy rains, more rain expected

Sandbag locations announced after heavy rains cause flooding in Ascension Parish

ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Officials in two parishes have announced sandbag locations due to possible flooding problems.

The flooding was caused by heavy rainfall Saturday and Sunday. More rain is expected Monday.

Pre-filled sandbags are available in Ascension Parish at the following locations:

  • Prairieville Fire Department at 14517 LA 73 in Prairieville
  • 7th District Fire Department at 13432 Roddy Road in Gonzales
  • St. Amant Fire Department at 44465 Stringer Bridge Road in St. Amant
  • Geismar Fire Department at 12171 LA 73 in Geismar

The St. George Fire Department in East Baton Rouge Parish said sand and bags are available at its headquarters at 14100 Airline Highway in Baton Rouge.

As of Monday morning, Commerce Point, which is just off LA 30 in Gonzales, was the only road that remained closed.

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