Disaster Alert: Explosion/Fire in California

Disaster Alert

California – A gas explosion in San Bruno ignited a large fire that destroyed dozens of homes, damaged scores of others and left thousands of residents without power on Thursday. One fatality and multiple injuries reported. A State of Emergency was issued for the affected area.

The ARC of the Bay Area Chapter deployed a Disaster Action Teams (DAT), opened two shelters for evacuees and collaborated with local agencies to assist disaster victims as needed.

The Chapter worked with the Disaster Operation Center to initiate the Safe and Well web site.

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