Monrovia Prepares

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prepareIt is imperative that citizens prepare for all types of natural and/or man-made disasters that may plague our communities, such as earthquakes, wildfires, El Niño, floods, mudslides, or windstorms. This page provides essential guidelines and informative tools for residents to formulate an effective and organized plan for such occurrences.

Click on the Monrovia Prepares pamphlet, Are You Ready? A Guide to Readiness for more helpful suggestions. Pamphlets are available at Fire Station 101 and City Hall.

Gravel (Sand) Bag Locations - 25 bags per resident

  • Public Services Corporate Yard
    600 S. Mountain Avenue
    Monday – Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Monrovia Fire Station 101
    141 E. Lemon Avenue
    Monday – Thursday (Administration Office): 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Fire Station: Open 24/7
  • Community Center 
    119 W. Palm Avenue 
    Monday - Thursday (7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.) Friday (7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Gravel Bin Locations

  • Skate Park @ Recreation Park: 847 E. Olive Avenue. 
    • Contact Public Services at 626-932-5575 for availability
    • Residents are responsible for bringing their own shovel, gloves and/or protective eyewear.

Water/Rain Barrels

Check for special rain barrel events sponsored by the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District (resident restrictions apply). For more information call (866) 308-8391.

Monrovia RED Program (Rescue for Elderly & Disabled)

Residents in special need of assistance during an emergency and/or natural disaster may register his/her contact information with Monrovia Fire & Rescue. The program is specifically designed to ensure safety to both our elderly and disabled citizens who may need assistance evacuating in an emergency.

Monrovia RED Registration Form

Submit registration forms to: Monrovia Fire & Rescue, c/o Suzanne Dobson, CERT Volunteer Coordinator, 141 E. Lemon Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016 or

Emergency Supplies

Evacuation Centers

  • Monrovia Community Center
    119 W. Palm Avenue
    Monrovia, CA 91016
  • Mary Wilcox Youth Center
    843 E. Olive Avenue
    Monrovia, CA 91016

Shelter Resources

Housing, winter shelters and additional assistance services provided for homeless individuals and families.

Animal Rescue Shelters

Emergency Weather & News Notifications

Supporting Documents & Links