Fires in Southern California:
In response to the multiple fires in San Diego County, American Red Cross disaster workers are continuing shelter operations at Mission Hills High School as a shelter site (1 Mission Hills Ct., San Marcos 92069). The Temporary Evacuation Point at Escondido High School (1535 N Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026) is now being transitioned into a shelter. The shelter at La Costa Canyon High School located at 1 Maverick Way in Carlsbad also remains open. All shelters will remain open until there is no longer a need.
Since Tuesday, May 13, the Red Cross has provided approximately:
– 3,400 meals
– More 2,000 snacks
– More than 275 overnight shelter stays, and expected to increase this evening
– More than a dozen canteen operations, supporting various Temporary
Evacuation Points, as well as providing snacks and hydration to first responders
at several Incident Command Posts.
For more information about this incident please visit the San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter’s Website