County of Riverside Emergency Management Department Active Events
10/1/18: The County of Riverside Emergency Operations Center is at activated to a level three in support of the weather impacting both the Holy and Cranston burn areas.
HOLY FLOOD WATCH INFORMATION:
10/4/18 at 7 a.m.
All evacuation warnings (voluntary) were lifted for the Holy burn area.
The care and reception center at Elsinore High School closed on 10/4/18 at 7 a.m.
The care and reception center at Santiago High School closed on 10/3/18 at 7p.m.
Animals can be taken to the San Jacinto Animal Campus at 581 S. Grand Ave. in San Jacinto.
CRANSTON FLOOD WATCH INFORMATION:
10/1/18 at 7:30 p.m.
All evacuation warnings for the Cranston burn area have been lifted. Be cautious returning home and thank you for being safe.
HOLY AND CRANSTON FLOOD AND DEBRIS FLOW INFORMATION
Know your risk! Review our Storm Ready page to see if you live in at-risk area, learn about the dangers of debris flows and the safety steps you must take to prepare.
All residents in burn areas are reminded to be vigilant and prepared to evacuate if public safety officials determine evacuations are necessary. Flooding, mud flows and debris flows can happen at any time.
INFORMATION ON CRANSTON AND HOLY FIRES
Riverside County proclaimed a local emergency because of the Cranston Fire on Wednesday, July 25 and again because of the Holy Fire on Thursday, Aug. 9. The proclamations were then ratified by the Board of Supervisors on July 31 and again on Aug. 16, respectively. The proclamations could help make the county eligible for potential federal and state assistance.
FEMA Fact Sheet:
After the Fire: Advice for Salvaging Damaged Family Treasures
Businesses Impacted by Cranston and Holy Fires:
Riverside County is working closely with Governor Brown’s Office of Emergency Services to survey the economic impact from the recent Cranston and Holy Fires. We are in the preliminary stages of gathering information for business losses, but can’t guarantee it will result in disaster assistance from the Small Business Administration (SBA). We need your assistance in determining the economic impact to the communities. Please complete this form and return to Angie.Johnson@RivCo.org no later than August 28, 2018.
Donations and Available Assistance:
We would like to thank the public for the outpouring of support and generosity for those who are impacted by the Cranston Fire and Holy Fire, and for all the emergency responders who are fighting the fire. Our emergency staff are deployed to the firefighting efforts and are not able to assist with the pick-up and distribution of the provisions and supplies that have been contributed.
We instead ask the community to direct financial contributions to the following trusted nonprofits that are accepting financial donations for those impacted by disasters in the Riverside County area. If you are a resident impacted by either the Cranston Fire or Holy Fire and require assistance, please contact one of the nonprofits listed below.
- United Way Inland Valleys, learn more here. Click here to donate.
- Adventist Community Services, learn more here. Click here to donate.
- American Red Cross, learn more here. Click here to donate.
- Buddhist Tzu Chi, learn more here. Click here to donate.
- FIND Food Bank, learn more here. Click here to donate.
- Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, learn more. Click here to donate.
- The Salvation Army, learn more. Click here to donate.
IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1.
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- Follow @ClevelandNF on Twitter for Holy Fire incident information.
- Follow @RSO on Twitter for law enforcement information.
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