#ValleyFire Information: http://bit.ly/1VWV4bk 

Date Issued: September 21, 2015                                                 Page

Emergency Response Information

This is a living document with information related to the Valley Fire in Lake and Napa Counties.

Please compile information here about the community response to the fire, and edit this page as new information becomes available. Please be aware that as you edit it, it changes for everyone. All changes are tracked. Please have respect.

Info Below On

-How to Sign Up for Evacuation Notices

-Where to get CalFire Updates and Emergency Info

-Lists of Local News, Communications Outlets and FB groups

-Shelter Locations & Other Fire Relief Info

-Info on School Closures and Openings

-Animal Resources

-Mail Services for Evacuees

Repopulation Hotlines

        Lake County -

        Napa County -

How to Receive Evacuation Notices

Sign Up Here to Receive Evacuation Alerts by Text/Phone:


Lake County OES (Office of Emergency Services)

Telephone - General Information Call Center: 800-325-9604

Lake County Local 24/7 Hotline:  888-565-2787

(Goes to Sonoma County "2-1-1"; long wait time but leave message for return call).

FB: https://www.facebook.com/LakeCountyOES 

Donate: http://www.lakecountylac.com/donate-now.html

Cal Fire

Telephone - Info Line for Evacuations and Road Closures: 707-263-2360

Cal Fire Dispatch for Emergency Requests: 707-967-4207

Web: http://cdfdata.fire.ca.gov/incidents/incidents_details_info?incident_id=1226

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Calfire-Updates-190788880954789/timeline/

Updates: http://www.calfireupdates.com/ 

Contractors State License Board - Rebuilding Information

Disaster Help Center: http://www.cslb.ca.gov/Media_Room/Disaster_Help_Center/.

Disaster Hotline: 1-800-962-1125 - Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Rebuilding After a Natural Disaster Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=eL-J9yXzxAI

Local News and Communications

88.1 FM KPFZ Community Radio - 24 hour live coverage: 88.1FM and www.kpfz.org   

Local Radio Call-In Number: 707-263-3435

#valleyfire: Search Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #ValleyFire

Lake Co News: http://www.lakeconews.com/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Lake-County-News-143156775604/timeline/ 

Press Democrat: http://www.pressdemocrat.com/

Lake Co Magazine: http://lakecomagazine.com/1976/s/front-page and http://lcm-tv.com/ 

FB: https://www.facebook.com/lakecomagazine?fref=ts 
Posterity Productions 707-200-1023 (voice mail/text only)

Fire Maps

CAL FIRE Map: https://ww.google.com/maps/@38.7872499,-122.6667973,13z/data=!4m2!6m1!1szp8nK_5H0MFQ.kzTmU5XK-qJQ?hl=enw


ESRI Wildfire Map: USGS fire boundaries (similar to Calfire), with additional layers (NASA thermal hotspots, and Acuweather forecast) http://www.pressdemocrat.com/multimedia/4479173-181/valley-fire-lake-county-public 

Independent Satellite Map: http://www.mappingsupport.com/p/gmap4.php?ll=38.774437,-122.682383&z=10&t=m,MODIS_from_GeoMAC,Fire_perimeter&q=http://www.propertylinemaps.com/p/public_land_map/USA/USA_wildland_fire_3.txt

Detailed Weather and Wind Info:
intellicast.com: select ‘graphs’ mode and search for your area to determine wind speed and direction

Follow fire response (internal site VIEW ONLY)


Facebook Groups

Lake County Community Awareness: www.facebook.com/groups/183017831844038/?fref=nf 

Valley Fire Information: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=619127774857267

Fire Relief for Lake County: www.facebook.com/Fire-Relief-for-Lake-County-1647686328807902

Lake County Fire Relief: https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFireRelief?fref=ts

Lake County Scanner News Fire/EMS/Police: https://www.facebook.com/scannernews?fref=ts

LC Scanner Updates: https://www.facebook.com/LC-Scanner-Updates-740542839307867/timeline/

Rocky Fire Assistance Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/881141161980014/ 

UpValley Family Centers: https://www.facebook.com/upvalleyfamilycenters

First In, Relief for Evacuees (F.I.R.E.)



Find Your Family

Search for loved ones or register yourself through Red Cross "Safe & Well"

Website: https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/index.php 
Mobile App:

Also post pics on Facebook groups above and call KPFZ 88.1 FM - 707-263-3435

Medical Info

MCHC-Lakeside Health Center have appointments available to evacuees for medical and Behavioral Health services even if your Partnership Health is not assigned to us.   Come by 5335 Lakeshore Blvd., Lakeport or call 707.263.7725.                                              

Lake County Tribal Health and St. Helena Clearlake Clinic have same day appointments available to evacuees. Call 263-8382 or 995-4500

La clínica del condado, Salud Tribal, y la clínica de St. Helena en Clearlake tienen citas el mismo día a disposición de los evacuados: Llame (707) 263-8382 o (707) 995-4500

Where to Donate Funds:


Shelter Information

All Evacuation Centers will accept small pets.

Services available: food, water, supplies, etc.


Clearlake Senior Center

3245 Bowers Avenue, Clearlake, CA

Big Valley Rancheria Gymnasium

1002 Osprey Court (off Soda Bay Road), Lakeport, CA

There is space for parking of self-contained RV's outside the shelter.

Grace Church *

6716 Live Oak Drive, Kelseyville, CA (replaces Kelseyville High)


Kelseyville High School

5480 Main Street, Kelseyville, CA

Napa County Fairgrounds

1435 N Oak St, Calistoga, CA


Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, Fine Arts Building

1055 North State Street, Ukiah, CA


Moose Lodge 2284

15900 E Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks, CA

325 West Hwy 20 (behind Lake County Car Audio)

Lots of help and plenty of room: showers, bathrooms, couches, TVs, and beds and blankets. Spread the word please

Seventh Day Adventist Church of Lakeport

1111 Park Way, Lakeport, CA

New Hope Fellowship Church

pet-friendly, self-contained RV’s ok.

305 Peckham Ct. Lakeport, CA

Calvary Chapel of Clearlake

14330 Memory Ln Clearlake, CA

Lakeport Auto Movies

52 Soda Bay Road, Lakeport, CA

Space for self-contained RVs, trailers, and campers.

Please check in at movie theater office.

Cole Creek Equestrian Center

4965 Steelhead Drive, Kelseyville, CA

Space for self-contained RV's, trailers and tents.

Isis Oasis Retreat Center

Open to Spiritual Evacuees from Harbin and Elsewhere

20889 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville, CA 95441

www.isisoasis.us and 707-857-4747

Lupin Lodge in Santa Cruz

Will host Harbin and other Spiritual Evacuees


R-Ranch in Napa

Has space for approx 100 horses as well as cabins for people

1962 Capell Valley Rd., Napa

707-337-4927, 707-252-0410

Upper Lake: Hippie Joe’s Ranch

Free horse boarding & animal staging, plus camping

17247 Elk Mtn Rd, Upper Lake



Lake Mendocino Campgrounds have open up the Bushay Camp Sites for all in need. We have supplies but donations are accepted, but we want to get the word out to the families that need shelter. There are working bathrooms and showers, clothes, food, water, tents sleeping, bags, and more. Families with animals are welcome to bring them with you.

Free camping and RV Space for evacuees is also available at Clear Lake State Park, K’ville.

Pine Acres camping by Blue Lakes

707-275-2811 or 707-324-9359

Other Relief Sites (without overnight lodging)

Clearlake Methodist Church in Clearlake

Has a large stockpile of clothing, diapers, personal care items etc.


Kelseyville Presbyterian Church

Accepts donations, providing relief during the day

5340 3rd St, Kelseyville

Saint Peter’s Roman Catholic Church

Offering relief during the day, including food, Accepts donations

4085 Main St, Kelseyville

Walmart Lower Lake

Community gathers in parking lot for sharing and support during the day

15960 Dam Rd, Clearlake, CA 95422 (707) 994-6881

(Free wifi at Carls Jr.)

Clearlake Youth Center

4750 Golf Ave, Clearlake, CA 95422  (707) 994-5437

Showers and hangout space for people of all ages

Lakeport United Christian Parish

745 N. Brush St. Lakeport 707-263-4788

Internet Center for people to use computers

Accepts donations of food and other items

Latter-Day Saints

Accepting Donations of Goods

14970 Lakeview Wy, Clearlake 9AM-9PM

600 16h St, Lakeport 9AM-5PM  707-994-4929

Kelseyville United Methodist Church

3810 Main St. Kelseyville, CA 95451

Email: kelseyvilleumc@att.net (707)279-4664

Help Needed!

Volunteer hours are needed even more than food and supplies at this point. Please come to pretty much any of these locations to join in sorting and distributing important items to those in needs.

Drivers Needed!

We need an army of insured, licensed, legal drivers to volunteer their time to do driving for pickup and delivery of fire relief supplies around Lake County. If you can help out, call 707-513-6870 Sherry Vincent

Info on School Closures and Openings

From Lake County Office of Education: https://www.facebook.com/Lake-County-Office-of-Education-116235638437152 

Lakeport Unified, Upper Lake Union High, Upper Lake Union Elementary, and Lucerne Elementary School Districts have returned to school. Kelseyville Unified and Konocti Unified School Districts will be returning to school on Monday September 21. Every effort is being made to open Middletown schools on Monday, September 21st as well, but the situation is still unpredictable. We will keep you updated when there is a finalized date of return for Middletown schools. From Lake County Office of Education

Due to the devastation in the Middletown and Cobb area, many students have been evacuated and displaced. In order to reestablish a sense of normalcy, we are encouraging students to return to school. If you are a parent of displaced student, you may enroll your son or daughter in the school nearest to where you are currently residing. Please contact the following district to enroll your child.

SUBS NEEDED! Teachers have been displaced.

Check in with district offices, as listed below:

Lakeport Unified School District – 2580 Howard Ave. Lakeport, CA 95453 – (707) 262-3000

Upper Lake Union High School District – 675 Clover Valley Rd. Upper Lake, CA 95485 – (707) 275-2655

Upper Lake Union Elementary School District – 679 Second St. Upper Lake, CA 95485 – (707) 275-2357

Lucerne Elementary School District – 3351 Country Club Dr. Lucerne, CA 95458 – (707) 274-5578

Konocti Unified School District – 9430 Lake St. Lower Lake, CA 95457 – (707) 994-6475

Middletown Unified School District – 20932 Big Canyon Rd. Middletown, CA 95461 – (707) 987-4100

Kelseyville Unified School District – 4325 Main St. Kelseyville, CA 95451 – (707) 279-1511

If you have any questions, please contact the County Superintendent of Schools, Brock Falkenberg, at (707) 262-4101.

Informational Meeting for Valley Fire Parents:

The Calistoga Joint Unified School District will be holding an informational meeting for the displaced parents of school-aged children on Friday, September 18 at 3:30pm. The meeting will take place at the Calistoga Junior/Senior High School multi-purpose room (1608 Lake St., Calistoga).

Reunión informativa para padres Valle de Fuego:

El Distrito Escolar de Calistoga tendra una reunión informativa para los padres desplazados que tengan niños de edad-escolar el viernes 18 de Septiembre a las 3:30pm. La reunión va a tener lugar en el salón de multi-purpose de la escuela Calistoga Junior/Senior High School ( 1608 Lake St., Calistoga ).

Library Info

All Libraries have WIFI, public computers, printers, and copiers. All library fines for those affected by the Valley Fire will be waived, including for destroyed materials. The library also has children’s areas with books, DVDs and games for children (and adults) of all ages.

Lake County Library

1425 N. High Street

Lakeport, CA 95453


TU-SA 10AM-5PM, WE 10-7PM

Redbud Library

14785 Burns Valley Rd

Clearlake, CA 95422


TU-SA 10AM-5PM, WE 12-7PM

Middletown Library

21256 Washington Street Middletown, CA 95461


CLOSED Until Further Notice

Upper Lake Library

310 Second Street Upper Lake, CA 95485


TU-FR 12-5PM, SA 10AM-3PM


Mail for the evacuated areas has been re-routed and is available for pick up at the following locations: (Correo para las zonas evacuadas ha sido re-enrutado y está disponible para recoger en los siguientes lugares:)

For Cobb and Clearlake Riviera:

Kelseyville Post Office

5500 Gaddy Lane, Kelseyville, CA 95451, 707.279.4562

For Middletown and Hidden Valley Lake:

Clearlake Post Office

13417 Lakeshore Drive, Clearlake, CA 95422, 707.998.3544


Maria’s Midnight Rides

Lakeport, CA 95453

(707) 349-0446

Riley’s Cab

Serving Lakeport and surrounding area

Phone number (707) 263-1690


Resources for Kids

Clearlake Youth Center

4750 Golf Ave, Clearlake, CA 95422  (707) 994-5437

Calistoga Boys & Girls Club

Other Calistoga youth sites:

1327 Berry St. Calistoga

1505 Grant St. Calistoga

Kingdom Games in Lakeport -- Letting kids hang out there during the day (free child care)

with video games and activities for youth.

Child care available:


Animal Resources

The Emergency Equestrian Evacuation Resources list (on the Lake County Horse Council website) has contact information and particulars for some 200 individuals offering to evacuate and/or shelter horses and other animals. To get to the list, follow this link:


Calistoga: Fairgrounds

Has a corral for horses and other animals

1435 N Oak St, Calistoga, CA 94515

Upper Lake: Hippie Joe’s Ranch

Free horse boarding & animal staging, plus camping

17247 Elk Mtn Rd, Upper Lake


Upper Lake: High School

Has space for livestock

675 Clover Valley Rd, Upper Lake


Ukiah: Fairgrounds has space for livestock

Redwood Empire Fairgrounds, Fine Arts Building

1055 North State Street, Ukiah, CA

Ukiah: Animal Shelter is open all night to help out.

298 Plant Rd, Ukiah, CA 95482


Clear Lake: Sulphur Bank Mine Rd

Ranch with Barns and Tennis Court

Finley: Casse’s Ranch

Space for Large Animals


Veterinary Services for Pets:

If your pet was burned in the Valley Fire there is no-cost treatment available. Patients will be accepted to the burn facility only with a veterinarian's referral. Please contact your veterinarian or Clearlake Veterinary Clinic at 994-9100

FB Pages for Lost & Found Critters:

1. Lake County Fire Evacuation-Pet Housing Resources (name change mid it'd Sunday)

2. Rocky Fire/Jerusalem /(Cobb) Valley Fire Animal Evacuees

3. Valley Fire - Lake County Lost or Found Pets

4. Lake county community awareness

5. Lost and found animals of the Valley Fire

6. Friends of Ukiah Animal Shelter

7. Valley Fire Pet Find

8. For horses contact Call if you need assistance from LEAP!! 7072630278!


Also search the hashtag #valleyfirepets

Spiritual Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline - 707-995-3316

Prayer Line - 310-348-1270

Rock of Faith Church - Pastor Charles Thomas - 707-245-3360

Senior Resources

Sequoia Senior Services + Evergreen - 263-

Additional Resources:

Sign Language Interpreter Available:

Anne Devlin - Call/Text: 214-500-6733

(The rest of this is less organized: please format and sort into the right place…)

Adult Protective Services (APS) 16170 Main St., Unit C,  Lower Lake, (888) 221-2204

or night/weekend ER, 995-4680.

Kelseyville Pantry - St. Peter’s Catholic Church’s Glebe Hall on Main St.)

fourth Mon./month (except holidays) 4 to 6 p.m.

Lake Family Resource  Center – Rape and Domestic Violence Crisis Center

Provides services to victims and families. Advocacy and peer counseling available.

www.lakefrc.org 5350 Main St., Kelseyville, (888) 775-8336 or 279-0563.

The 24/7 crisis line is (888) 485-7733.

UpValley Family Centers:

1500 Cedar St., Calistoga, CA 94515

1440 Spring St., St. Helena, CA 94574

Phone number: 707-965-5010



UpValley Family Centers is a nonprofit that provides a wide range of services in English and Spanish and partners with over 40 organizations to assure families and individuals of all ages have access to resources in our rural communities.

First Baptist Church of Clearlake.

Food closet and clothes closet Mon., Wed., Thurs. and Fri., 9 to 11 a.m.

14550 Pearl Ave., P.O. Box 547, Clearlake, 994-5148.

Dorcas Community Services

Assists with clothing and linens for those in need, including fire victims.

Tues. 9 a.m. to noon.

14490 Uhl Ave., Clearlake, 994-5660.

Institute on Aging Center Suicide Prevention and Grief Counseling

Bay Area based suicide prevention services for older adults suffering from life-threatening depression. Hosts 24/7 toll-free Friendship Line available to persons age 60-plus nationwide.

www.ioaging.org.Friendship line (800) 971-0016.

St. John’s Episcopal Church Food Closet & Thrift

Food closet and thrift shop Tues., Wed., Thurs. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bring ID for food assistance.

Contact the church at 1190 N. Forbes St., Lakeport 263-7564.

St. Vincent de Paul Emergency food assistance

Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Clearlake

(Tues. and Thurs. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

Call 367-4771 for more information

Lake County Mental Health Crisis Line


Also check the California Highway Patrol Traffic Information Page at http://cad.chp.ca.gov and choose “Ukiah” for the Area.

For road closures/conditions call CalTrans at (800) 427-7623.

American Red Cross Helps the Community to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters in Lake, Mendocino and

Sonoma counties. Visit arcsm.org or call 577-7600.

Clearlake Gleaners Inc. Food Bank, Lakeport, CA. 707-263-8082

Lake County Community Action Agency, Clearlake, CA Phone: (707) 995-2920

USDA Commodities Distribution:

Distributed the first Wednesday of each month at the following locations:

Clearlake Gleaners, 1896 Big Valley Rd., Finley;

Sunshine Manor, 2031 Giselman, Lakeport;

Senior Center, 25 Konocti Ave., Lakeport;

Grange Hall, Upper Lake;

Alpine Senior, 3895 Country Club, Lucerne;

Live Oaks Senior, 12502 Foothill by Clearlake Oaks;

Civic Center Park, Lower Lake;

American Legion Hall, 14771 Austin Rd., Clearlake;

Lions Club, 15299 Central Park, Middletown;

Kelseyville Lions, 4225 Sylar Lane, Kelseyville.

Volunteer to Join Staff of Mt. Konocti Fire Lookout




        Lakeport United Christian Parish

        745 N Brush St.

        Lakeport CA 95453

        (707) 263-4788

                Food for the Body: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 11am, please call for an appointment so you don't have to wait and we’ll provide 1 week of         groceries. And 1st & 3rd Sunday Free Kitchen hot meal served 4-5pm, no appt. needed, just come and be fed!

                Food for the Soul: Sundays @ 10am

        Kelseyville United Methodist Church

        3810 Main St. Kelseyville, CA 95451 Email: kelseyvilleumc@att.net (707)279-4664

                Food for the Body: As needed on Mondays

                Food for the Soul: Sundays at 9am

        Upper Lake United Methodist Church

        604 Clover Valley Rd. Upper Lake, CA 95485 upperlakecumc@gmail.com (707) 275-2459

                Food for the Body: This church does not currently have a food pantry but is         beginning its food ministry as an outgrowth of this event.

                Food for the Soul: Sundays at 11am


        Lower Lake Community United Methodist Church

        16255 Second St. Lower Lake, CA 95457 (707) 994-2507

                Food for the Body: Tuesday & Thursday 10am to noon

                Food for the Soul: Sunday at 9am


        Middletown Community UMC

        11581 Armstrong Street Middletown, CA. 95461 (707) 295-7174 or 987-3379

                Food for the Body: 4th Wed 9:30-11am and by appt.,

Community Dinner 1st         Sunday at 12:15 pm

                Food for the Soul: Sundays at 11am

        Clearlake Oaks Community United Methodist Church

        12487 The Plaza, Clearlake Oaks, CA 95423 (707) 998-9435

                Food for the Body: Every Wednesday evening 5:30pm until the soup is gone!

                Food for the Soul: Sundays at 10:45am

        Clearlake United Methodist Church

        14521 Pearl Ave. Clearlake, CA 95422 (707) 994-2134

                Food for the Body: Monday & Thursday 12-1:30pm, Sunday 12:30pm

                Food for the Soul: Sundays at 11am

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Compiled by the community, including many calls to KPFZ 88.1FM, Lake County Community Radio. www.KPFZ.org