Decker Fire Evacuation Center Moved To Scout Hut in Riverside Park

The evacuation center has been moved to the Rotary Scout Hut in Riverside Park in Salida. 

The evacuation center will be open from 7 am to 8 pm daily offering breakfast, lunch and dinner to evacuees. Residents who have been impacted by the Decker Fire should visit the Rotary Scout Hut to access current information regarding Public Health, Human Services, Housing Support and more. 

Mike Harris of Crest Counseling is at the Rotary Scout Hut in Riverside Park today, Sunday, till 12 Noon (or longer depending on need) to offer free mental health services to those affected by the Decker Fire. Harris is certified by the Red Cross as a disaster mental health worker and is posted at the Scout Hut through the Red Cross.    

The Salida Post Office is holding all mail addressed to evacuees, you can pick up your mail at the post office.

The City of Salida is keeping the Salida Hot Springs Aquatic Center open instead of following through with a planned closure, so that they may provide free showers to firefighters and evacuees. Call 539-6738 to learn how you can access the showers. 

Dan R

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