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REDDING, Calif. (BP) -- California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief chaplaincy teams have begun providing spiritual and emotional counseling to survivors of Northern California's Carr fire, which started on July 23 and rapidly grew over the weekend to consume more than 98,000 acres.
Mike Bivins, director of California's SBDR efforts who has been on site visiting shelters, reported that between 800 and 1,000 survivors have been in and out of shelters in the Redding area.
"As of [Monday morning, July 30], no evacuation orders have been lifted," Bivins said. "We are anticipating that shelters will remain for three-plus days." Read More