Fairview Fire & Radford Fire
Flooding and Debris Flows - Redlands East Valley High School (CLOSED)
- The Red Cross shelter at Redlands East Valley High School is now closed.
- Those affected by rain-related debris flow and flooding who need Red Cross assistance can call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Fairview Fire - Temecula Community Recreation Center Shelter (CLOSED)
- Due to evacuation orders being lifted, the Red Cross shelter at the Temecula Community Recreation Center is now closed.
Fairview Fire - Tahquitz High School Shelter (CLOSED)
- Due to evacuation orders being lifted, the Red Cross shelter at Tahquitz High School is now closed.
Fairview Fire - Temecula Valley High School (CLOSED)
- Due to evacuation orders being lifted, the County of Riverside DPSS's shelter at Temecula Valley High School is now closed.
Radford Fire - Big Bear High School Shelter (CLOSED)
- Due to evacuation orders being lifted, the shelter at Big Bear High School is now closed.
ABOUT RED CROSS SHELTERS
- At Red Cross shelters, Red Cross volunteers and partners provide a safe place to stay, along with meals and snacks, hydration, health services, emotional support, and items like blankets, comfort care kits with toiletry items, and more.
- Red Cross shelters will remain open for as long as they are needed. The Red Cross remains in close contact with emergency management partners to assess response needs.
- Everyone is welcome at Red Cross shelters, and anyone affected by a wildfire can always stop by the shelter to access Red Cross services, whether or not they are staying overnight at the shelter.
- Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff remain on call around-the-clock and are ready to assist in various aspects including sheltering, feeding, disaster assessment, casework and more.
WHAT TO BRING TO A RED CROSS SHELTER
When you evacuate to a shelter, remember to bring:
- Special items for children, like food/formula, diapers, extra clothing, toys, etc.
- Items for pets, including a leash, pet medications and pet food.
- Prescription medications and medical devices you may need, as well as a face mask.
- Comfort items like pillows, blankets, towels, change of clothing or other items you may want to have with you at the shelter.
- If you are unable to locate or connect with a loved one who has been impacted by the Fairview Fire, we may be able to help you locate them. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS and press 4 for more information.
PREPARING FOR A WILDFIRE
Find additional preparedness information at redcross.org/wildfire.
- Be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice. Listen to local media for updated emergency information and sign up for free emergency alerts from your local government.
- Back your car into the garage or park it outside in the direction of your evacuation route.
- Confine pets to one room so you can quickly grab them and go if you need to evacuate.
- Check your emergency kit and replenish any items missing or in short supply, especially medications and medical supplies. Make sure you include a mask and hand sanitizer with your kit. Keep it in the car.
- Don’t wait – evacuate: if you feel threatened or unsafe, you can choose to evacuate at any time. If you receive an official evacuation order, heed the orders of local authorities, and follow instructions
- Download the free Red Cross Emergency App for safety information and weather alerts right at your fingertips. Find the app in your phone's app store or text GETEMERGENCY to 90999.
HOW TO HELP
At this time, we have everything needed, including donated items like water, to support Fairview Fire and Radford Fire response efforts. In all cases, due to health code regulations, the Red Cross cannot accept donations of homecooked meals or food items not prepared in a commercial kitchen.
We know that people are generous and want to do everything they can to help after a disaster. Our first priority is to provide shelter and support to those affected — and financial donations are the quickest and best way to help those who need it most. You can help people affected by disasters like wildfires and countless other crises by making a donation to support Red Cross Disaster Relief. Please click, text or call to donate. Your gift is a commitment to helping people affected by disasters big and small. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
If you have a desire to help people impacted by disasters like wildfires and other emergencies, you can make a significant impact as a Red Cross volunteer. Learn more at redcross.org/volunteer.
Please follow the American Red Cross Southern California Region on Twitter at @SoCal_RedCross for additional information and disaster response updates.