Red Cross Continues to Help in Fritch

By Karl Wehmhoener |

Published 05/19 2014 10:05AM

Updated 05/19 2014 05:01PM

AMARILLO -- Volunteers with the American Red Cross are now at two locations for those in need of support following the Fritch wildfires. 

Volunteers will be located at the Clubhouse (219 Alibates) and Celebrate Family Church (811 E. Broadway) to provide one-on-one casework for each family impacted by the fire from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at each location today, depending on the weather. 

In addition, Red Cross volunteers and employees from Bell Helicopter will begin to canvass areas that weren’t impacted by the fire to talk about wildfire safety, pet safety during a disaster and provide residents material with planning ideas and how to better prepare for another wildfire. 

Facts at a Glance:


To Date


Shelters Opened


Celebrate Family Church Shelter Remains open

People Staying in Shelters


No Residents remain

Clean-up Supplies Distributed



Hygiene Kits Distributed



Mobile Feeding Vehicles


Meals & Snacks



Red Cross Workers



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