Canyon Fire 2: Wildfire Response Information

(10/10/17 – 10:45 p.m. PST)  The Red Cross Katella High School Shelter has been closed. The Modena High School shelter will remain open the evening of Tuesday, October 10 and will close Wednesday, October 11 at noon.


(10/9/17 – 6:45 p.m. PST)  Local American Red Cross disaster workers have opened two shelters for those affected by Canyon Fire 2. Red Cross shelter locations are as follows:


El Modena High School, located at 3920 E. Spring St., Orange, CA, 92869

Katella High School, located at 2200 E. Wagner Ave., Anaheim, CA 92806

The shelters will provide for the immediate needs of those affected by the Canyon Fire 2. At a Red Cross shelter, evacuees can find a safe place to stay, three meals a day, basic health services and a compassionate shoulder to lean on. The El Modena High School shelter and Katella High School shelter will remain open for as long as there is a need.


We are working closely with our local partners and emergency management officials to coordinate ongoing response efforts. Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff are on call around-the-clock and stand ready to assist in various aspects of disaster response, including sheltering, feeding, disaster assessment, casework, and more.


Please stay tuned for updates. You can also follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @RedCrossDTS.

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