Update: 9:27 P.M. The Red Cross Shelter & Small Animal Shelter has been moved from the McCay Hall to the Mariposa Elementary School 5044 Jones St, Mariposa
July 16, 2017 - Fresno, Calif. — The American Red Cross of the Central Valley is opening an evacuation center for residents affected by the Detwiler Fire at McCay Hall, 2820 Hwy 140, Cathy’s Valley, CA 95306.
Volunteers will be on hand to provide water, snacks, and comfort for evacuated residents while they wait for emergency information. If needed, the Red Cross is prepared to move a full overnight shelter, in order to provide lodging, meals, health services and more.
Media may be allowed in the evacuation center at the discretion of the shelter manager. Please check in at the registration table upon arrival.
The Red Cross urges everyone to follow evacuation orders from local law enforcement and have an emergency kit ready go for any disaster including wildfires. Visit http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/wildfire to learn more.
The Red Cross is able to provide disaster relief services during wildfire season thanks to the generosity of the community. The best way to help wildfire relief efforts is through a financial donation. Visit redcross.org to make an online donation to your local chapter.
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Source: American Red Cross of the Central Valley