July 1st, 2016 9:00 AM
Update: Evacuation orders have been lifted for the 15 Mile Fire near The Dalles. Our shelter remained open overnight but will close today as long as all evacuees can return home. Thank you to our volunteers who left home late last night to help evacuees.
News Release from American Red Cross – Cascades Region
June 30th, 2016 9:55 PM
The American Red Cross will be opening a shelter for those evacuated by the wildfire burning near The Dalles.
The shelter will open at approximately 11 p.m. (when resources arrive) and will be located at The Dalles Middle School, 1100 E. 12th St., The Dalles, OR 97058.
Those who have been evacuated and are in need of a place to stay are encouraged to come to the shelter location for assistance.
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 visit us on Twitter at @RedCrossCasc.