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Resources for Beauregard Parish Residents Affected by Fires

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The American Red Cross is set up at the First United Methodist Church, 406 W. Shirley St., DeRidder, with some cots if people need to evacuate. For more information, call the church office at 337-463-4491. Dry Creek Baptist Camp is taking in people who need to evacuate. They have lodging and meals. First responders can also go there to cool off, if need be. They have water and juice. Call the camp if you have questions, 337-495-3222.

A Louisiana Baptist Disaster Relief feeding unit is set up at BBA (735 West Drive, DeRidder) and will provide meals Thursday for lunch and supper for all first responders, linemen, forestry, evacuees at the Red Cross Center and they can deliver where needed for volunteers working the fires. The Church International - Rosepine will be providing lunches Thursday for those affected by the fire and first responders in Beauregard andVernon. The meals will be ready at noon and again at dinner, at 4:30 p.m. The church is located at 1436 Church Street in Rosepine. Follow the church page for updates for this outreach. If you are a first responder or evacuee in need of a meal, on Thursday, you can message The Market on Mahlon Street. The market will have Jambalaya, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Pizzas, snacks and drinks ready to deliver. The market is at 101 Mahlon Street.

Dewith Carrier, State Representative District 32, is collecting donations of Liquid IV Hydration packets to distribute to first responders and volunteers in Beauregard Parish. If you can help, contact the district office at 318-335-0206 and arrangements will be made to pick up the donations. New Step Outreach, DeRidder, has been making and distributing snack kits for first responders. Contact the organization for more information. Water, Gatorade and non-perishable snacks for first responders can be dropped off at the Westside Fire Station in DeRidder, 102 Wilson Street. Firefighters will get it to the areas in need. This is to limit the traffic in and around the response area.

The Beauregard Covered Arena is taking animals that will need to be evacuated. Gates are open and staff are on-site to assist. Call 337-375-6315