Tonight the American Red Cross Greater Phoenix Chapter will be opening a Shelter in Payson is support of the Highline Fire. The Red Cross is working in coordination with Emergency Managers in Gila County as well as the Northern Arizona Chapter of the Red Cross. Volunteers will set up and staff the Shelter as long as there is a need.
The Red Cross Shelter will be located in the gymnasium at the Payson High School on the south side of campus, 301 South McLane, Payson, AZ 85541.
The Red Cross would like to remind everyone to download the Red Cross Wildfire app on their personal device. The Wildfire app provides real-time and preparedness information, what to do during a fire, shelter locations and comprehensive checklists.