Local news reports and official social media accounts from cities and counties involved in the fires are the best sources of up to date information. You can also find information online using many of the resources below:
How do I locate family and friends?
Many Contra Costa residents are trying to find details about friends and relatives who might be directly in the path of the fires. You can tap the resources provided by social media sites such as Safety Check from Facebook.
One of the best ways to let people know you're alright during an emergency, or to search for loved ones, is to utilize the Red Cross Safe and Well tool.
Counties & Cities Affected:
Local, State and Federal Support
Local Assistance Center in downtown Santa Rosa. 427 Mendocino Ave., is open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Hanna Boys Center17000 Arnold Dr., Sonoma
Dates: Oct. 17 – TBD
Hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Local Assistance Center: Yuba County Government Center
915 8th Street, MarysvilleDates: Oct. 18 – Oct. 20, Hours: 10 a.m. -8 p.m.