WENATCHEE – As wildfire season continues with devastating impact in our communities, the Red Cross is urging local residents to take simple steps to be prepared for emergencies.
- Ensure emergency numbers are posted by all landlines and programmed into cell phones
- Clearly mark driveway entrances and your house address
- Practice two ways out of your neighborhood
- Abide by all evacuation orders and pay attention to local media for updated emergency information
- Prepare a three-day supply kit in the event of a quick evacuation
To learn more safety tips, visit www.redcross.org prepare or download the free Red Cross Wildfire App.
For more information about Red Cross Emergency Services, contact the Apple Valley Chapter at (509) 663-3907.
The local Red Cross relies on the generosity of donors to continue to provide emergency services such as food, clothing, shelter, and recovery support to disaster victims like those from the Clockham Tarps fire/mudslides. To make a financial donation in support of local disaster victims:
- Call (509) 663-3907 to make a donation with a credit card
- Mail/Drop off a donation at 12 Orondo Ave, Wenatchee 98801