Red Cross is Assisting Wildfire Evacuees in Josephine County; Temporary Shelter Established

August 30, 2016 – 7:50 p.m.

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades
Region are assisting individuals and families evacuated by a wildfire near Selma,

The Red Cross has opened a shelter for evacuees, located at:
Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Hwy.
Grants Pass, OR 97527
Individuals and families affected by the wildfire and in
need of shelter assistance are encouraged to simply show up at the shelter for

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, like us on Facebook at Red Cross Cascades
Region or follow us on Twitter @RedCrossCasc.