Caughlin Fire: How to Help and get Help

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Updated: 11/18/2011 9:08 pm
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-La Fonda de Don Juan Mexican Restaurant, 4385 Neil Rd. is offering a free dinner, starting at 5pm, for all firefighters, police, paramedics, and Red Cross staff and volunteers. Dinner starts at 5pm and goes through 9pm. Thank you for all you do. We are working to identify victims to offer a free dinners or lunches as well over the weekend. Our thoughts and prayers are with our heroes and our neighbors in this difficult time.

-The Blind Onion's Sparks & S. Virginia locations will be donating 10% of proceeds this weekend to those affected by the fire.

-India Kabab and Curry Restaurant 1091 S. Virginia St. Reno, NV 89502 will give 25%. India Kabab and Curry Restaurant has offered help in the way of food to the Red Cross.




Hotels offering deals to people affected by the fire:

The Victorian Inn in Sparks is offering free housing for the families being evacuated due to the fire. First come, first serve. Bring your local ID. Address: 1555 Victorian Avenue Sparks, 89431

Club Cal Neva Hotel and Casino in Downtown Reno is offering complimentary rooms for the nights of November 18 – 20 for evacuees of the Caughlin Ranch fire. Call 775.323.1046 PETS OK.

Grand Sierra Resort: For those that have been displace by the fires, we have rooms starting at $29/night and we are waiving the resort and pet fees.

Eldorado is offering a $39 room rate to those affected by the fire. No pets. 775-786-5700.

Peppermill is waiving resort fees and will have rooms starting at $29 per night for those affected by the Caughlin Fire. We are also accepting pets in our West Wing rooms.

Silver Legacy is offering a special casino rate of $39.00 for displaced community members as a result of the fire. Call 325-7401 to book a room.

Circus Circus $29 room rate and limited number of kennels for pets that are being offered for free.

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino is offering $69 rate for local residents affected by the fire. Call the hotel directly at 775-832-1234. They have a limited number of rooms that will accommodate pets as well.

Atlantis will offer a $29 room rate for tonight to any displaced community members. Please call reservations at 800-723-6500 or visit our reservation desk.

John Ascuaga's Nugget has a $29 room rate for anyone affected by the fire. They can go directly to the Nugget or call 775-356-3300.

The Ramada Hotel (1000 E 6th St) is offering families a special room rate of $29.00. The Ramada is Pet Friendly.

Harrah's Reno is offering $35 rate during the crisis. Pet friendly.

The Tahoe Biltmore Lodge and Casino want to help anybody affected by the Caughlin Fire. We will offer anyone $29 rooms. Tahoe Biltmore located on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe in Crystal Bay. 1-800-245-8667


Places to board pets safely:

-Washoe County Animal Control has taken in about 15 pets. Some of these pets may have been left at the evacuation center at Reno or Galena High School. Pets can be claimed tomorrow at Animal Control (2825 Longley Lane) between 11am and 1pm. Call 322-3647 during that time to make arrangements as Animal Control is normally closed on Saturdays.

-Feline Rescue Of Northern Nevada is offering FREE boarding for cats at our Cozy Cattery Boarding Resort. Call us at 775-544-4475 for directions, if you need assistance transporting your cat we can get a volunteer to help you.

-Livestock Events Center for large animals

-Washoe County Animal Services Emergency Center at Reno or Galena High for small animals

-Fantasia Pet Hotel 775-322-1199

-SPCA (Cats only) 775-324-7773

-Doggie's Dream 775-322-5400

-Urban Hound 775-787-1410

-Advanced Pet Care 775-321-5300

-Franktown Meadows (Near Bowers Mansion) 775-849-1600

-Sierra Ridge Ranch Minden, NV
We will house horses or cattle in immediate danger. There are 15 stalls available and an arena for up to 15 to 20 head of cattle. Room For Horse Trailers also. Can Help with hauling, have trailers and room for trailers! 775 450-6504 Sierra Ridge Ranch: Vince & Dayleen Weaver 2666 Billys Road Minden

-Connie McGruder offered to house large animals, 33 Bellview Road (right off old 395) CALL 530-7073.

-Steve Manubi - if any help is needed removing trailers, animals, personal belongings or anything at all PLEASE contact me.....677-2104 Steve Have truck and trailer will travel.....No Cost.......997-5511

-Will trailer horses and house horses – Call Erin 775-762-7332

-Located in Spanish Springs have horse facility and room for four horses and trailers. Call Penny 424-3683.

-Aunt Kim's Dog House - http://www.auntkim.com - has room for 6 dogs, no cages boarding. Dogs must be socialized. Call Kim 775-722-5247.


Trailer/RV/Car/Motorcycle Storage:

- Reno KTM - NMS - Nevada Motorcycle Specialties 358-4388 - If your home is in danger and you need free secure storage for your motorcycle call the shop ASAP!

- CPR Custom Performance & Restoration has a large warehouse for extra car storage Call 775-857-2963

- ‎Pyramid Highway Storage is offering all individuals and families that have been affected by the fire 2 months of FREE storage (any size unit available). Please call 775-425-9500 to reserve a unit.



Reno High School has capacity again for evacuees. The evacuation points are Reno H.S. and Galena H.S.

Residents can get information about the fire at 211, or 337-5800.

The Red Cross is available at 856-1000

Nonperishable, and in-kind donations can go to the Salvation Army Headquarters at 2300 Valley Road, just off of Sutro.

Families who have children with Autism and are in need of shelter, due to the fires, contact Toni Richard: 775-324-5085.


The Salvation Army and other VOAD Members Activated for Reno Fire -
Accepting Donations

Northern Nevada VOAD members (Volunteer Organizations Active in Disasters), including The Salvation Army, have been activated in response to the SW Reno fire.

Part of The Salvation Army’s mission is disaster response and assisting victims in the recovery process. So the Army is accepting monetary and household donations. Those who want to help with blankets, food and household items are asked to drop them off at the charity’s production warehouse, 2300 Valley Road., 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday. Other drop-off locations are The Salvation Army Thrift Stores from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Saturday. (Addresses are 1925 Sutro St. and 125 Gentry Way in Reno… and 180 Winnie Lane in Carson City.) Food donations need to be nonperishable canned food or packaged items. To donate online, go to www.salarmyreno.org.

In other community assistance, Harrah’s Reno will be providing 300 sandwiches and a pallet of water for emergency personnel lunches today at the fire command center in Galena.

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GwenGiGi - 11/18/2011 7:57 PM
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Reno is my hometown. I grew up in reno and sparks! Now I'm in FL. Part of my family lives close to the zone. I could not believe what was happening when my mother called me. I want to donate and be part of... even though clear across the country, it's a little to give but big with heart!! My condolences to families who have lost someone, pets abandoned and everyone that's injured. I wish you speedy recoveries. Thank you to all the fire fighters! Thank you to all the volunteers, the city, schools opening their doors and hotels!! You have a big task! Keep up the good work!!! We are all rooting for you here on the East coast!!! Sending all the best!!!! Gwen G.

E Powell - 11/18/2011 6:29 PM
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I have family in Cauglin Creek, and I am so relieved to hear the fire is moving away from their home and that they are not in danger. The outpouring of genuine support and offers of help I see on the news here is really reassuring. Thank you, everybody, for all that you are doing!

Monarcas08 - 11/18/2011 5:58 PM
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I am sorry for the victims and there is only a week till Thanksgiving im sorry for all of them who will not be enjoying a nice cooked turkey or something we will all try to donate things to all victims and survivors at least I and others will donate time and food

petlover61 - 11/18/2011 2:34 PM
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To all the hotels offering free accommodations to the families who have lost their homes Kudos to you and Thank you for your generosity. You will be first on my list to recommend to out of town visitors. AS for some of you others I can only say Really? It may seem like a nice gesture but is it truely helping those who need our help really bad now. Bet they have all had a meal or two in your establishments.
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