Wednesday, August 17, 2016

#Bluecutfire Information and Resources

From the office of Robert Lovingood
County of San Bernardino Board of Supervisors
District 1

Our prayers go out to all of those affected by this devastating tragedy. Thank you to our of public safety professionals for working to put an end to this and to our volunteers for your commitment in assisting those whose lives have been forever changed. I have personally been to the command post, various communities, and evacuation centers throughout the district.  Believe me when I say, these brave firefighters are are fighting a very aggressive fire which they have stated, they have never seen in their careers.  
In an effort to keep you informed, we have included a list of information and resources for your reference. Please note this information is subject to change as conditions change.
Be safe and God Bless you all.

Donation Sites

The following organizations are accepting specific donations in support of the #BlueCutFire evacuees.
High Desert Church      
14545 Hook Blvd. Victorville, CA 92394     760-245-2415
·         8:00am – 8:00pm Wednesday
·         8:00am – 12:00pm Thursday
·         Pre packaged food/snacks
·         Brand new toiletries
·         Baby wipes
·         Empty moving boxes
High Desert Speech  
16785 Bear Valley Rd. #2  Hesperia CA 92345    760-782-8884 
·         8:00am – 6:00pm
·         Water
·         Granola Bars
Abundant Living Family Church    
17555 Mauna Loa St. #7 Hesperia Ca 9245     760-948-8881
·         3:00pm – 5:00pm today
·         Water and Food
The Salvation Army Social Service Office
Monday-Friday |
14585 Laz Paz Drive
Victorville, CA 92395
Contact: Maxine de Denato
(760) 245-2545
Open for donations:
8:00 AM – 3:30 PM Monday thru Friday

School Closures and information (for Wed, August 17, 2016)

Be sure to check with your respective school district tonight regarding closures for August 18, 2016. BUSD, VVUHSD, and AVUSD have already confirmed closed Thurs Aug 18, 2016.
Snowline USD                               
Oro Grande USD                           
Apple Valley USD                          
Victor Elementary School District  
Victor Valley Unified School District
Barstow USD                                 
Hesperia USD                                
Silver Valley Unified School District
Helendale School District               
Adelanto Elementary School District

Evacuation Centers

Jessie Turner Community Center
15556 Summit Avenue, Fontana, CA 92336
LINDA GALLOWAY – 714-334-7246
Sultana High School - Closing today when Fairgrounds open 8/17 
17311 Sultana Street, Hesperia, CA 92345
LINDA WALKER 909-239-1688
SB County Fairgrounds – Est. Opening at 7:00pm today Aug 17, 2016
14800 7th St.  Victorville, CA 92395  760-951-2200
They will have nursing staff, a trailer for breathing treatments, medical care center, food operations, internet and computer access, cots and blankets and 24-hour staffing.

Latest Road Closures

California Highway Patrol          Twitter: @CHPinland
CalTrans           Twitter: @Caltrans8   

Animal Care

Small Animals Only - Apple Valley Animal Shelter, located at 22131 Powhatan Road, Apple Valley, CA 92308, 760-240-700.  Volunteers should call prior to showing up at shelter.
o    Donations needed:
o   12x12 tarps
o   10x10 tarps
o   6x10 chain link kennels
o   Pooper scoopers
o   Water cans for pouring water into kennel bowls
Large and small animals - San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, located at 14800 7th Street, Victorville, CA 92395, 760-951-2200
o    Donations needed:
o    Livestock feed for horses, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens
o    Non-perishable snack food for volunteers
o    Water bottles for volunteers

Follow us on Social Media
Follow Supervisor Lovingood on Facebook and Twitter. That’s where you’ll find District news, updates and upcoming events. Click on  Twitter @robertlovingood

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