Red Cross Opens Evacuation Center in Response to Falls Fire

Rochester Volunteer Deploying to Assist in CO Wildfire Relief

Lake Elsinore, Calif. – Wildfire season got off to an early start this year with the Mountain Fire in Riverside County last month and now the Falls Fire near Lake Elsinore is underway.

In response to emergency management requests, the American Red Cross has opened an evacuation center. The center is located at:

Lakeside High School

32593 Riverside Dr.

Lake Elsinore, CA 92530

Red Cross volunteers are on scene to provide a safe place of gathering and comfort.

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. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.