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Red Cross Stands Ready to Help Those Affected by the Earthquake

Posted at 8:06 AM, Jul 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-06 11:06:27-04

RIDGECREST, Calif. — The Red Cross has an emergency shelter open at the Kerr McGee that has a capacity of 500. Right now the Red Cross says there are 129 people there with supplies coming from Los Angeles and Kern Counties to help.

That shelter plans on staying open as long as it's needed so if you know anyone in the Ridgecrest area that needs a place to go send them to 100 West California Avenue in Ridgecrest.

Russ Huge with the Red Cross explains on the Red Cross helps the community and how people can help those affected by the earthquake.