October 23, 2007

Fire Update Numbers & Links

Infolines: Call 211 or the Fire Info line at (619) 570-1070.

Cell Phone Users: 858-300-1211. For additional fire information, residents may also call the City of San Diego Community Access Phone at 619-570-1070.

For information regarding traffic and transportation please call 511.

Air quality, recorded: (858) 586-2707

Respiratory problems, American Lung Association (800) 586-4872

Red Cross shelter information: (800) 951-5600

Mental Health Crisis Line, 24 hrs. (800) 479-3339

Foster families, assistance for those who have lost homes or displaced: (877) 792-KIDS

Animal Services: (619) 236-4250

Environmental Health, food and water safety, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Spanish speakers available: (800) 253-9933

County employee hotline, recorded, update daily: (858) 715-2226

San Diego Gas & Electric: (800) 411-SDGE


San Diego City's website at

www.sandiego.gov

http://www.sandiego.gov/newsflash/firealert.shtml

A listing of shelter openings is available at http://www.sandiego.gov/newsflash/pdf/shelterstatus.pdf


San Diego County Emergency Website

http://www.sdcountyemergency.com/

CalTrans Highway Conditions

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/roadinfo/


Donating

http://www.sandiego.gov/newsflash/firealert/donations.shtml

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/news/ds/profiles/disaster_profile_CAWildfires.html#HelpNow


San Diego Humane Society & SPCA

http://www.sdhumane.org


City of Chula Vista:

Voluntary and mandatory evacuees have been filtering into the Community Youth Center gymnasium on the Chula Vista High School campus. At least 150 people, some from neighboring communities affected by the fires, are finding shelter at the center located at 465 L Street. Many generous people have been dropping off food and other donations; however, there is a continuing need for sleeping bags and mats. Chula Vista residents who want updates on the current fire situation can call (619) 397-6399 to hear recorded messages.

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