Restaurant Aims to Raise $10,000
Residents Urged to Prepare for the Next Disaster
The request is to assist with the additional transportation needs of the displaced families.
Scan promotion concluded on Wednesday
The money will help with the immediate needs of the community.
AMARILLO -- Wildfire season continues across the high plains, but a new addition to Rick Husband International Airport could make Amarillo the base for firefighting all around the high plains.
Free Tickets & Donations To Assist Fritch Fire Relief
Services Remain Available for Fritch Families
The superintendent confirms testing happened this morning and went well.
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They say they have an abundance of clothing donations and have exceeded storage capacity.
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95% contained and new donation drop off place.
After a rough week, it's time to have some fun.
More businesses reach out to help Fritch.
A community continues to come together to help take care of those who lost everything.
Wells Fargo ATMs also to accept donations for American Red Cross
It's now at the Fritch Celebration Family Church on Broadway.
The Borger United, which is the one closest to the fire area, also has contributed products to help feed the victims, and is coordinating with Hutchinson County United Way to help meet other needs.
Fritch Public Works is working to repair water lines.
So many of you want to help. We have the way to do it.
Xcel has replaced 130 power poles so far.
Officials will provide counseling services, canned food and will even refill some prescriptions that were lost during the wildfire.
When Lorna Wade returned home after the fire, she found little left of the life she and her husband have spent decades building.
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Businesses and Location to help out those affected by the Lake Meredith wildfire.
Tune in and help out at 6:30 p.m. Thursday night, on KAMR NBC4 and KCIT Fox14.
The commands and direction given to American Red Cross volunteers in Fritch are coming from the Disaster-Operations-Center at the Texas Panhandle Chapter location. From the D-O-C, the workers are sending the trucks to where help is needed. The main focus will be aiding people returning to their homes.
Jerry Lister was named the donations officer by the incident commander.
All of the money collected will go to the Salvation Army of Amarillo and to the American Red Cross.
Some Sites Temporarily Inaccessible due to Road Closures Outside of the Park
For two days now displaced residents have essentially been told to wait.
An old church building has been converted to a distribution center for wildfire victims. The First Church of the Nazarene is now where volunteers are taking what people are bringing them.
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Crews have replaced 30 out of the 118 power poles that were destroyed by the wildfire.
Frank Phillips College is helping evacuees and livestock.
All roads into affected areas remain closed, while firefighters work to gain full containment and all evacuees have to wait until tomorrow to go home.
List of Properties and areas with little or no damage in Fritch.
Brown's Flowers is usually busy at prom, but this year the corsages and boutonniere have special meaning.
Students head back to class at Sanford-Fritch High School.
Two additional Red Cross emergency response vehicles have been dispatched to the Amarillo region to help with the Hutchinson County wildfire.
Six employees from the city of Lubbock are heading up to help the panhandle communities affected by a major wildfire.
The Fritch fire is out.
For the people who had to evacuate their homes in Fritch, the family pets had to go with them. A few places in and around the city are boarding animals for free.
Web extra with Regional Fire Coordinator Troy Ducheneaux.
Xcel has gone into affected areas and removed burned poles and grounding the wires to stop the flow of power in the area.
United will be matching those donations up to $10,000.
The Texas Panhandle Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and DPS is recommending to wait to donate.
Victims of the Hutchinson County wildfire sought shelter and answers Monday.
The fire has burned more than 2,500 acres and 1,300 homes have been evacuated.