Oregon Road Fire: Resources & How To Help

Evacuees fleeing the Oregon Road Fire have a range of resources available to them. We have compiled a list of what is available and how others can help people impacted by the fire. For those interested in volunteering & donating, please contact the organizations listed beforehand, as needs will change over time.

Staying Safe
Urging people to be safe, fire and law enforcement officials are asking everyone to leave the areas that are under evacuation. To ensure that notifications are received, Spokane Regional Emergency Communications(SREC) recommends signing up for alerts and using the CodeRED app. You can access both from the website: Spokane911.com

Staying out, if you don’t need to be in the evacuation area, is vital for everyone’s safety. Rescuing people that have stayed behind hampers firefighters’ efforts. The Spokane County Sheriff has increased patrols of the evacuation areas to prevent looting.

Shelter
The primary shelter the Red Cross coordinates is Riverside High School at 4120 E. Deer Park Milan Road, Chattaroy. They reported not having space for additional donations of clothing, food, or drinks. Instead, please take donations to North County Food Pantry in Elk or the GreenHouse Food Bank in Deer Park. Due to health regulations, homemade food is not permitted at this shelter.

There is also a Red Cross shelter set up at Spokane Falls Community College at 3410 W. Whistalks Way, Spokane.

To find a shelter near you, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or download the free Red Cross Emergency app by texting “GETEMERGENCY” to 90999. Download apps from Redcross.org/apps.

RV Parking is available at: 

  • Riverside High School, call Red Cross
    4120 E Deer Park Milan Road, Chattaroy, WA
  • Deer Park Diesel(adjacent to Clayton Fairgrounds), (509) 262-0800
    4608 Wallbridge Rd, Clayton, WA
    FB.me/DeerParkDiesel 
  • Deer Park Eagles, (509) 276-2923
    12 W South Ave, Deer Park, WA
    FB.me/dpeagles3564


Other Shelter Locations


Evacuation & Fire Cleanup

An army of volunteers organized through a Facebook page are helping to evacuate animals of all kinds to safety. There are also volunteers with water trucks and bulldozers offering to help clean up hotspots after the fire has passed.  

Miller’s One Stop currently serves as the staging location for waiting trucks, trailers, and drivers. 

Evacuation Assistance: Call the coordinator Brent (509) 821-2269 for Transport and call 509-869-9473 for Triage vet help and transport.
Miller’s One Stop, 39824 N Newport Hwy, Elk, WA
Facebook.com/groups/1037409969602550/ 

Pet & Livestock Evacuation & Shelter


Misc Animal Help


Food

  • North County Food Pantry, (509) 292-2530 (Food & Showers Available)
    40015 A North Collins Road, Elk WA
    Newhoperesource.org
  • GreenHouse Food Bank, (509) 276-6897
    Needs Volunteers & Shelf Stable Protein
    211 N Fir Ave, Deer Park WA
    Greenhousedp.com
  • Elk VFW Post 5924, (509) 292-8252
    Needs Volunteers
    39716 N Camden Extension Rd, Elk, WA
    FB.me/ElkVFWPost5924


Clothing

  • Clayton Community Church, (509) 276-5998
    4494 Carlton Ave, Clayton, WA
    Claytonchurchwa.com
  • Country Church of the Open Bible, Elk, Meals at 5:30pm, (509) 292-8770 (Clothes & Toiletries Available)
    40015 N Collins Rd, Elk, WA
    Ccob.life
  • New Hope Resource Center, (509) 467-2900
    Needs toilet paper, paper towels, shampoo, dog & cat food.
    New Hope serves low-income households in North Spokane Co., north of Hawthorne, excluding the 99006 zip code.
    4211 E Colbert Rd, Colbert, WA
    Newhoperesource.org
  • Elk VFW Post 5924, (509) 292-8252
    Needs Volunteers
    39716 N Camden Extension Rd, Elk, WA
    FB.me/ElkVFWPost5924
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