LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1, 2022 — Yesterday evening, the American Red Cross Los Angeles and Central California regions opened two evacuation shelters for those affected by the Route Fire near Paradise Mobile Estates in northern LA County. Shelters are located at Frazier Mountain High School, 700 Falcon Way, Lebec, CA 93243 and West Ranch High School 26255 West Valencia Blvd., Stevenson Ranch, CA 91381. Both shelters will remain open 24/7 and available to anyone displaced by the Route Fire.
Domestic family pets are welcomed and must be in a travel carrier or pet crate, with limited capacity for pets at West Ranch High School. Additional pet sheltering is available at Castaic Animal Care Center, at 31044 Charlie Canyon Road, Castaic, CA 91384.
Providing life-sustaining shelter during wildfires and other disasters is a mission focus for the Red Cross. We safely deliver essential services while maintaining current Department of Public Health and Center for Disease Control COVID-19 safety protocols.
Red Cross is dedicated to alleviating the suffering of those affected by disasters. We work closely with local emergency management teams and our community partners to coordinate relief efforts. Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff are on call around-the-clock and ready to assist in aspects such as providing shelter, meals, disaster assessment, resources and more.