This is not an exhaustive list, but we’re pulling together resources that may be of help to people affected by the Carlton Complex fires. If you have a resource you think should be added, email to darla@methowvalleynews.com

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Official fire information

Inciweb provides information from the government sources. Their web address is inciweb.nwcg.gov/unit/4984/. Inciweb’s latest update (as of 7/19/2014 @ 3 p.m.) includes the following resources:

INFO PHONE (7am-10pm): Landlines (working sporadically): (509) 996-9971 or (509) 996-3568 or Cells: (360) 688-0560 or (360) 688-0148. 

NOTE: due to ongoing power outages, it is difficult for us to currently check/answer email. Use BLOG or FACEBOOK or Inciweb as priority information sources)

· BLOG: carltoncomplex.blogspot.com

· FACEBOOK: search for “carltoncomplexwildfires” (note: this is a community page – you do not need to be “on” Facebook to access)

· EMAIL: carltoncomplexfire@gmail.com

Other informational resources

The Methow Valley News Facebook page is being updated as quickly as we get official information on the fire.

 

Washington State DOT provides information about road closures here: www.wsdot.com/traffic/trafficalerts/NorthCentral.aspx

ArcGIS provides a map that automatically generates information about hotspots. View the Carlton Complex fire info.

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center provides official fire information about wildland fires across the Pacific Northwest. You’ll have to read through the feed to find information on the Carlton Complex.

Local radio station KTRT The Root 97.5 fm

The Methownet.com Bulletin Board offers a place for locals to share information and resources. This should not be considered an official source and any information gleaned from it should be verified before any action is taken.

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Resources for evacuees

There is a Red Cross shelter set up at Twisp Grange (344 W 2nd Ave, Twisp) with cots and food available. If you need to take advantage of their services, call Kay MacCready, Red Cross team leader for Methow Valley, at (509) 293-1413. As of this writing (11 a.m., July 17, 2014), it is staffed 24 hours a day — however, the shelter staff may just leave a contact phone number at night if they’re needed elsewhere.

The Methownet.com Bulletin Board offers a place for locals to share information and resources. This should not be considered an official source and any information gleaned from it should be verified before any action is taken.