PRESCOTT (June 24, 2013) – The American Red Cross Grand Canyon Chapter closed its evacuation center at Yavapai College at noon Monday. Once a shelter, the evacuation center was a place for Doce Fire evacuees to receive water, coffee, snacks and information from the Red Cross.
Anyone requiring further assistance from the Red Cross is encouraged to call 1-800-842-7349. For updated information on the Doce Fire, please call the Fire Information Center between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. at 928-445-1089 or 928-445-1269 or visit www.inciweb.org/incident/3437. Photos and maps of the fire area can be viewed and downloaded at www.flickr.com/docefire.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. It’s a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. The Grand Canyon Chapter, established in 1916, re-chartered in 1999 and expanded in 2003, ranks as the fifth-largest chapter nationally, serving the more than 5.1 million people in Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal, Yavapai and Yuma counties. For more information on the Grand Canyon Chapter, please visit www.redcross.org/gcc, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/redcrossgcc or follow us on Twitter under the handle @RedCrossGCC.