Red Cross To Close Grants Pass Shelter

The Red Cross will close its evacuation shelter at Grants Pass High School Friday at 10 a.m. unless new level 3 evacuation orders are put in place.

Posted: Aug 9, 2018 6:17 PM
Updated: Aug 9, 2018 6:28 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- The Red Cross will close its evacuation shelter at Grants Pass High School Friday at 10 a.m. unless new level 3 evacuation orders are put in place. 

Joel King, Disaster Program Manager for Southwest Oregon, said a new shelter could possibly be opening up in Cave Junction if needed. 

“Our shelter trailers are equipped to provide cots and blankets and the essentials for 100 people and that’s typically a very large shelter," King said. 

Currently, King said 12 people are staying in the Grants Pass shelter. The majority of them evacuated from the Taylor Creek Fire. He said the most evacuees staying at one point since the shelter opened was 17. 

King also said if there is a big change in weather or new level 3 evacuation orders are put in place, the shelter will stay open.

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