An emergency shelter is open at Jensen Hall, on Fairgrounds Road, at the Lassen County Fairgrounds in Susanville. Those affected by the fire can also call the Emergency Shelter line at 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 the Lassen County Fairgrounds. Liability, feed, security, and care of animals housed at the Fairgrounds are the sole responsibility of the animal’s owner. A check-in form will be available at the barns, please provide to the Fair Office during normal business hours. Please use the Paul Bunyan entrance to the Fairgrounds for sheltering animals in the barns.
If you have any questions about animal sheltering, please contact Fair Manager, Kaitlyn Downing at 588-8627.
More information will be released as it becomes available.