San Francisco, CA – At 6:30 p.m. this evening the City and County of San Francisco, the American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army will open a temporary emergency shelter to help the survivors of this week’s 4-Alarm Mission Fire. Sixty-seven San Franciscans including 15 children lost their homes and all of their belongings.
“The devastating Mission Street fire tragically took a life, destroyed many homes and small businesses,” said Mayor Ed Lee. “We are working closely to rapidly rehouse displaced residents and support small businesses as they recover. Confronted with the challenge of rebuilding their lives, we will continue to support them. We call on neighbors, friends and partners to assist the families and small businesses to help them recover from this tragedy.”
The temporary shelter located The Salvation Army’s Mission Corps Community Center at 1156 Valencia Street will serve as a place where survivors can stay until housing…
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