Disaster Update: Wildfires in Oklahoma

Disaster Update

Oklahoma

  • Red Cross damage assessment teams are deployed today in Creek County.
  • The Red Cross has recorded more than 230 overnight stays in shelters since the disaster response began in Oklahoma, served.
  • More than 1,900 meals and provided more than 11,500 snacks in this disaster response.
  • Nearly 150 Red Cross volunteers have deployed to provide relief to families across the state who have been affected by the fires.
  • Currently, the Red Cross is providing 2 on-site canteens, both in Creek County, for emergency responders.
  • Three multi-agency resource centers, where people can connect with organizations prepared to lend assistance, are open in Glencoe, Noble and Luther. As the response and recovery effort in Creek County continues, a multi-agency resource center will be opened to assist residents there.

Red Cross shelters remain open in the following locations for families and individuals displaced by the grass fires:

Sand Springs, OK
United Methodist Church Family Life Center
101 W. 38th Street

Cushing, OK
Cushing Senior Center
203 E. Cherry

Lexington, OK
Slaughterville First Baptist Church
10101 60th Street

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