Red Cross Opens Palmdale Shelter For Residents

LOS ANGELES, May 30, 2013 - At the request of the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region has opened a shelter for residents who have been evacuated from their homes due to the brush fire in the Green Valley area. The shelter is located in the Recreation Center of Marie Kerr Park, 39700 30th Street West, Palmdale, CA 93551.

The American Red Cross is providing snacks, meals and support. The shelter will remain open as long as the evacuation order is in place.

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Media Contacts:

Terri Corigliano, Chief Communications Officer, Los Angeles Region, (213) 507-7131

Monica Diaz, Director, Communications, LA Region, (310) 562-8737