The Salvation Army Responds to Fritch Fires


FRITCH -- Emergency Management deployed this morning from the  local Salvation Army of Amarillo.  

Pampa’s canteen was dispersed last night at 10 p.m.  

They are feeding 400 breakfasts this morning in Fritch.  

Disaster response teams from Plainview are on notice as well to leave at any time to assist in the relief effort.  The Salvation Army will provide food, water, emotional and spiritual care for first responders as well as the families impacted by the fires. 

“Emergency rescue personnel cannot leave the scene, and that’s where The Salvation Army comes in to give them a relief with water, food and a place of rest,” says Major Harvey Johnson of the Amarillo Corp, “We are a mobile emergency unit created to respond to disasters in our local area.  The families in the Panhandle are very important to us, our prayers go out to them, we are here to help!”

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