Evacuation shelter moves to LCC gymnasium

Due to the ongoing mandatory evacuation orders for the Beckwourth Complex fire, the shelter at the Lassen County Fairgrounds will close and re-open at Lassen Community College Gymnasium, 478–200 Highway 139 in Susanville, at 11 a.m. on July 15.

Those affected by the fire can also call the Emergency Shelter line at (530) 250-9004.
It is asked for anyone going to the shelter to bring their medication and medical equipment (walkers, breathing machines, etc.), clothing for multiple days, and important papers such as insurance cards. In addition, the shelter is not providing medical care. Any caretakers must accompany you for the duration of your stay. Please keep in mind weapons, drugs, alcohol and personal bedding are not permitted at the shelter.

Animals needing shelter can be housed at Lassen Community College. Liability, feed, security, and care of animals housed at the College are the sole responsibility of the animal’s owner. For check-in of animals, please report to the Gymnasium or call the Emergency Shelter Line at (530) 250-9004.

More information will be released, as it becomes available.