The American Red Cross has opened a new evacuation shelter to accommodate Camp Fire evacuees in Butte County.
The shelter is located at 22 Gay Street in Chester.
Red Cross shelters are also open at the following locations:
Gridley: Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 East Hazel
Oroville: Church of the Nazarene, 2238 Monte Vista Avenue.
Chico: (AT CAPACITY) Neighborhood Church, 2801 Notre Dame Boulevard.
Red Cross volunteers are on hand at all shelters to provide evacuees with a place to sleep, hot meals and comfort.
This post will be updated as new information about the Red Cross response becomes available.
For more information, contact American Red Cross Gold Country Communications Director Stephen Walsh at 916-208-4058 or firstname.lastname@example.org.