California Salvation Army Deploys Mobile Feeding Unit to Support Morgan Fire Relief Efforts

September 09, 2013 - 1:35 PM EDT
Ken Cavallero
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Contra Costa, CA (September 9, 2013) The Salvation Army of Concord has deployed its canteen (mobile feeding unit) to the Morgan Fire burning near Mount Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County. Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services personnel are there to serve meals, snacks and water to first responders and those impacted by the fire.

Last night, The Salvation Army served 375 dinners to the first responders on the fire lines and an additional 35 meals to local evacuees. Earlier this morning, the canteen moved to Camp Parks in Dublin to assist with the feeding of the incoming strike teams. At the request from fire incident command, The Salvation Army prepared and served 400 breakfast meals.