Napa County, Valley Fire Press Release, September 21, 2015

Napa County Press Release

Please note below, the latest update provided to our CVNL Emergency Volunteer Center staff on site.



September 21, 2015

Kristi Jourdan, Public Information Officer
(707) 666-5749

Calistoga temporary shelter for Valley Fire evacuees scheduled to close Thursday, 9/24/15

NAPA, California — The Calistoga Fairgrounds temporary shelter for Valley Fire evacuees is scheduled to close Thursday morning to assist Lake County residents in getting long-term support services in their communities.

For those needing additional services, shelters are open at the following Lake County locations:

  • Grace Church, 6716 Live Oak Dr., Kelseyville (map)
  • Clear Lake Senior Center, 3245 Bowers Ave., Clearlake (map)
  • Twin Pine Casino, 22223 CA-29, Middletown (map)
  • Hidden Valley Lake Golf Course, 19234 Hartman Road, Hidden Valley Lake (map)

Lake County officials have opened a Local Assistance Center, located at 21256 Washington St., in Middletown (map), to help residents access resources. For more information, visit or call 1-800-325-9604.

According to CAL FIRE, the Valley Fire has burned more than 75,000 acres since Sept. 12 and is 70 percent contained. Currently, Lake County residents have been allowed to return to the communities of Middletown and Hidden Valley Lake.

Napa County emergency responders continue to assist the Valley Fire operations.

For those seeking additional services, contact the American Red Cross at 855-224-2490.

The Calistoga shelter is inundated with generous donations from the community and cannot accept any more drop-off items at this time.

For those who want to donate to Valley Fire evacuees as they transition back to Lake County here are the following locations:

  • Church of Christ, 3760 Main St., Kelseyville (map)
  • Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1111 Park Way, Lakeport (map)
  • United Methodist Church, 745 N. Brush St., Lakeport (map)
  • United Methodist Church, 74521 Pearl Ave., Clearlake (map)
  • For larger donations, please call 707-263-3511 ext. 4611 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., seven days a week.
  • For financial donations, please donate at

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