Salvation Army supports Clear Creek County Fire First Responders

June 28, 2019
Rachael Fowler | rachael.fowler@usw.salvationarmy.org | (303) 860-5460

Providing dinner for firefighters

CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, CO (June 28, 2019) – In response to the fire in Clear Creek County, The Salvation Army will assist more than 80 first responders by providing dinner in the field on Friday evening, June 28. The Salvation Army will prepare and serve the warm, balanced meal from its Emergency Disaster Services canteen.

According to The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office, the fire began Thursday around 2:40 p.m. and grew to 10 acres. No injuries or structures damaged have been reported.

While emergency management expects the response to wrap up this evening, The Salvation Army is prepared to extend services through the weekend.

For more information regarding The Salvation Army Emergency Services or to support its Colorado fire relief efforts, please visit: intermountainsalvationarmy.org.To learn more about The Salvation Army go to intermountain.salvationarmy.org.

Emergency Disaster Services is one of the many services provided by The Salvation Army. In an emergency, The Salvation Army’s first goal is to meet the basic needs of first responders and those affected by the emergency. The second goal is to assist with the recovery, which can last for years.

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The Salvation Army, established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need without discrimination for more than 135 years in the U.S. More than 25 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (HumanNeedsIndex.org). The Salvation Army has served survivors of every major national disaster since 1900. The Salvation Army does not place an administrative fee on disaster donations. During emergency disasters, 100 percent of designated gifts are used to support specific relief efforts. For more information, go to www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or follow on Twitter @SalvationArmyUS.

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