Carr Fire

Carr Fire Relief

On July 28 the Carr Fire started after the rim from a car’s flat tire sparked the wild grass on fire. From there the fire quickly grew out of control, spreading rapidly, even jumping the Sacramento River at one point.
Hailed as the 6th most destructive wildfire in CA state history the Carr Fire burned for almost a month, and claimed the lives of 3 firefighters and 5 civilians, before being fully contained by Cal Fire.
The destruction is wide spread and recovery and rebuilding efforts will be ongoing. Check back often for updates, to donate, to request donations, and to join our Adopt a Family program.

What's New

Damage assessment continues as residents survey the damage, work with their insurance companies and begin to work with contractors.

Resources for Survivors of Carr Fire

Join our Bear Hugger Adopt a Family Program™ 

One of the most powerful things we can do for people in the aftermath of disaster is let them know we care and they are not alone. That’s what this program is designed to do.

Our Bear Hugger Adopt a Family Program allows families to adopt other families in need after a disaster. Many times people want to donate to someone specific, someone they feel like they know, someone they can get specific items for.

Below you can register as a family in need or a family who can help. Please register below to be paired with your Bear Hugger family today. 

What to do After a Disaster 

Emergency Food and Water After a Disaster

If you need emergency food and water after a disaster, find an open emergency shelter or listen to local radio or TV for other disaster feeding sites. You can also check with local agencies for food assistance.

If you’re in your home, follow guidelines for food safety after a power outage or flood.

For specific food safety guidelines after a flood visit the USA.gov website and get specific action steps to keep you and your family safe.

Returning Home After a Disaster 

We know you may be tempted, but whatever you do, do NOT attempt to return to your property until your local officials have given the all clear. Though it may feel like it takes forever to get permission to go back, know that local officials want to get you in there just as soon as they are sure that it is safe.

After disasters there are often downed power lines that are hidden under debris, unstable buildings that can fall at any moment, or other hazards you may not be aware of.

Once home, remember disposal is going to be a huge consideration. Keep an eye out for items that will need special forms of disposal. Follow your area’s guidelines for disposing of damaged property.

If your family heirlooms or treasures have been damaged, there are a number of resources for saving them online.

Disaster Relief Assistance

There are several places to look for disaster relief assistance. In addition to your local government you can check the following links:


Tax Relief After a Disaster

Find out if you qualify for disaster relief on your federal taxes.


Complaints

If you have a complaint about disaster relief assistance, contact the Department of Homeland Security's Inspector General’s Office at 1-800-323-8603.

Make a donation

Carr Fire by the Numbers

  • 229,651 total acres burned
  • 359 square miles of burn area
  • 1,604 structures destroyed, 1,077 were homes
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    38,000 residents evacuated
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    143 mph tornado like fire whirlwinds
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    8 people perished, 3 were firefighters

Donate now for Carr Fire

Join us for a FREE #insurance claim workshop hosted by Commissioner @ICRicardoLara this weekend at @ChicoState for #CampFire survivors. CDI staff will meet one-on-one w/residents. Call for appointment 800-927-4357. More: https://t.co/UGtum1AmUQ #ParadiseStrong @paradise_ca

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