Salvation Army Assists Evacuees of Saskatchewan Wildfires

Posted on 2nd July 2015, by
Wildfire support in Sask
As of Wednesday, July 1, there are 110 active wildfires burning in Saskatchewan. Smoky conditions continue to make fire suppression efforts difficult, forcing more than 4,000 people to evacuate several northern communities. In response to the extreme and persisting wildfires, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Personnel are on hand providing: food services to 570 evacuees  […]

Salvation Army Needs Help After Thrift Store Fire

Posted on 25th October 2012, by
Halifax – The Salvation Army is pleading for donations after it lost the entire stock of a south-end thrift store when the adjacent restaurant caught fire. The Salvation Army Thrift Store at 5280 Green Street sustained major smoke and water damage after a blaze erupted at the restaurant next door on Saturday. Read more
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Salvation Army Teams Undertake Wildfire Response in Colorado

Posted on 4th July 2012, by
Salvation Army teams are providing relief and support services to residents of the Waldo Canyon area of Colorado, following a wildfire that President Barack Obama described as causing ‘enormous devastation’. The blaze, considered to be part of the worst fire season in the state’s history, has destroyed almost 18,000 acres since it began on 23  […]
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Salvation Army Sorting Centre Damaged by Fire

Posted on 13th March 2012, by
A fire at the Salvation Army sorting centre is being investigated after various items caught fire early Monday morning outside of the building and caused it to ignite. Moose Jaw Police service and Moose Jaw Fire Department responded to a fire at the centre on the 600 block of High Street West at 3:20 a.m.  […]
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Salvation Army Provides Support to Communities Affected by Wildfires in Texas

Posted on 8th September 2011, by
Salvation Army mobile feeding units are providing round-the-clock assistance to firefighters battling wildfires in Texas, U.S. The worst fires are still burning in Bastrop County, about 30 miles east of the state’s capital city, Austin. Two people are known to have been killed and more than 600 homes have been lost in the county, along  […]
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Preparations Being Made To Receive Fire Evacuees From Northern Ontario

Posted on 22nd July 2011, by
The Salvation Army in the Peel Region in partnership with Peel Region officials and the Red Cross are preparing to receive 1800 to 2000 evacuees from various communities in Northern Ontario. The forest fire evacuees are expected to arrive within the next 12 hours. The Salvation Army staff and volunteers along with the Red Cross  […]
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Salvation Army Aids Victims of Sutton Fire

Posted on 11th July 2011, by Salvation Army
A fire broke out at a townhouse complex in Sutton, Ont., just over an hour northeast of Toronto, forcing more than 100 people out of their homes early Monday. Salvation Army personnel were immediately on the scene providing refreshments and support. Emergency efforts are being coordinated by The Salvation Army through the Sutton Youth Shelter  […]
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Salvation Army Assists Victims of Slave Lake Fires

Posted on 16th May 2011, by Salvation Army
Calgary, AB – May 16, 2011 – The devastating fires in Slave Lake has left hundreds of people homeless and forced most of the town to evacuate for safety. The Salvation Army has stepped in to provide various services at the reception centres that have been set up to aid those who have been required  […]
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