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News Release
American Red Cross Opens Temporary Evacuation Point in Response to White River Fire - 08/27/20

American Red Cross volunteers have opened a temporary evacuation point to provide support and assistance to those evacuated from their homes due to the White River wildfire burning in Wasco County, Oregon.

The temporary evacuation point is located at:

Maupin High School (South Wasco High School)

699 4th St.

Maupin, OR 97037

Individuals and families affected by this wildfire and in need of assistance are encouraged to simply show up at the temporary evacuation point. Volunteers will provide information on how to receive Red Cross support and assistance.

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or find us on Facebook at, Twitter at @RedCrossCasc and find us on Instagram at @RedCrossCascades.