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Red Cross has opened an evacuation shelter in Berthoud

 Contact:        Melody Storgaard

Cell:   970-815-2212



For Immediate Release



Red Cross has opened an evacuation shelter in Berthoud


Fort Collins, CO – 9:45 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2015 - The American Red Cross has opened an evacuation center at Berthoud Community Center located at 248 Welch Ave, Berthoud, CO.


Families needing a safe place to go can go to the Berthoud Community Center. Red Cross volunteers are in the area, to assess damages and determine how the Red Cross can help those displaced by the fire. In situations such as these, the Red Cross typically provides for essential immediate needs such as housing for the night, food, blankets, comfort kits, clothing and help refilling medications destroyed by the tornado.


More information may be released as updates become available.


For more information about tornado or to donate to help the Red Cross help local residents affected by disaster like this one, visit