CA Wildfires: Orange County Press Release 11.17.08

November 17, 2008

CA Wildfires – November 17, 2008

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OC Red Cross Closing Two Shelters, Brea Community Center Shelter Remains Open

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The American Red Cross of Orange County is closing two of its three shelters because of a significant decrease in the number of shelter residents.

The following shelter remains open

  • Brea Community Center, 695 Madison Avenue, Brea, CA 9282 (Corner of Madison and Randolph)

Again, the shelters at Katella and Valencia High Schools are closing and evacuees should go to the Brea Community Center instead.

Since Saturday, Red Cross shelters in Orange County have registered 893 people, provided 192 evacuees with overnight stays and served more than 1,125 meals. As of Monday morning, 118 volunteers and 37 partner agency staff have assisted with the Red Cross response.

In addition, a call center has been established at (714) 384-0884 to assist those affected by the fire as well as those who want to help. The call center will operate from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


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CA Wildfires: Shelter Location Information 11.17.08

November 17, 2008

California Wildfires – November 17, 2008

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Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

  • Chatsworth High School, 10027 Lurline Avenue, Chatsworth, CA
  • Kennedy High School, 11254 Gothic Avenue, Granada Hills, CA
  • San Fernando High School, 11133 O’Melveny Avenue, San Fernando, CA
  • Sylmar High School, 13050 Borden Avenue, Sylmar, CA

ORANGE COUNTY

  • Brea Community Center, 695 East Madison, Brea, CA
  • Katella High School, 2200 East Wagner Avenue, Anaheim, CA (Updated 11.17.08 1:25pm EST)
  • Valencia High School, 500 North Bradford Avenue, Placentia, CA (Updated 11.17.08 1:25pm EST)

CA Wildfires: Orange County Press Release 11.16.08

November 16, 2008

California Wildfires – November 2008

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

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Red Cross Maintaining Three Orange County Shelters

SANTA ANA, Calif. – The American Red Cross of Orange County continues to serve and assist victims of the Triange Complex Fire. The shelters are located at:

  • Valencia High School, 500 North Bradford, Placentia, CA 92870, (Located on Bradford between Chapman Ave. and Ruby)
  • Brea Community Center, 695 Madison Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (Corner of Madison and Randolph)
  • Katella High School, 2200 E Wagner Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806 (on Wagner Ave. east of State College)

Additional American Red Cross shelters nearby:

  • Diamond Bar High School, 2140 E. Pathfinder Rd., Diamond Bar, CA
  • Ayala High School, 14255 Peyton Drive, Chino Hills, CA

Though the Red Cross will provide a safe place to stay, food and clothing, evacuees are encouraged to bring essential items, such as medication, and any items that will assist with their comfort (teddy bears, pictures, special pillows, etc).

Also, the American Red Cross of Orange County has opened its call center to assist residents and those affected by the Triangle Complex Fire. The phone number is 714-384-0884. The hotline will be open from 8:00AM to 8:00 PM. Callers will be given information regarding donations, volunteering, and establishing contact with loved ones affected by the fires.

The American Red Cross has established a Safe and Well list that allows evacuees to let loved ones know their status. All evacuees are encouraged to register as “safe and well” by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting www.redcross.org.

Animal Information:

  • Small Animals: Orange County Animal Shelter. 561 The City Drive. Orange, CA 92868 (next to 22 freeway)
  • Large Animals: Huntington Beach Equestrian Center at 18381 Goldenwest St. in Huntington Beach.

CA Wildfires: Orange County Information Hotline

November 16, 2008

California Wildfires – November 2008

American Red Cross of Orange County has opened its call center to assist residents and those affected by the Triangle Complex Fire.

The phone number is 714-384-0884. The hotline will be open from 8:00AM to 8:00 PM. Callers will be given information regarding donations, volunteering, and establishing contact with loved ones affected by the fires.


CA Wildfires: Affected Chapter Websites

November 16, 2008

California Wildfires – November 2008

We currently have five chapters directly involved with wildfire relief:

We have additional support at National Headquarters and more relief workers headed to the ground to help those affected by the fires.


CA Wildfires: Orange County Shelter Information

November 16, 2008

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Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

Orange County Shelters: 

  • Katella High School, 2200 E Wagner Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806 (on Wagner Ave. east of State College)
  • Brea Community Center, 695 Madison Avenue, Brea, CA 92821 (Corner of Madison and Randolph)
  • Valencia High School, 500 North Bradford, Placentia, CA 92870 (Located on Bradford between Chapman Ave. and Ruby)

In addition, the Riverside Red Cross has opened a shelter at Corona High School at 1150 West 10th Street. Corona, CA 92882

Though the Red Cross will provide a safe place to stay, food and clothing, evacuees are encouraged to bring essential items, such as medication, and any items that will assist with their comfort.

The American Red Cross has established a Safe and Well list that allows evacuees to let loved ones know their status. All evacuees are encouraged to register as “safe and well” by calling 1-800-RED CROSS or visiting www.redcross.org.

Animal Information:

  • Small Animals can be brought to the Orange County Animal Shelter. 561 The City Drive. Orange, CA 92868 (next to 22 freeway)
  • Large Animals can be brought to Del Rio Stables at 1314 Sanderson in Anaheim or the Huntington Beach Equestrian Center at 18381 Goldenwest St. in Huntington Beach.

 


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