SQF Complex Fire Resources

The SQF Complex Fire, which includes the Shotgun and Castle Fires, has forced recent evacuations in Tulare County. Our hearts go out to the entire community. Below is a list of resources for families in need and ways other families can help.

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Resources may change daily. Locations may fill up as more families evacuate. Please call beforehand.


Exeter Memorial Building, 324 N. Kaweah Avenue, Exeter
• Porterville Community College Football Stadium, 900 S. Main Street, Porterville

American National Red Cross is accepting volunteers and monetary donations:
Rocky Hill Community Church, 237 S. E Street, Exeter: Accepting donations of baby supplies, dog and cat food, ramen, mac and cheese, cereal, oatmeal, hygiene products, toys, clothes for all ages, granola bars, gift cards for fuel or food, beef jerky, energy drinks, pallets, and duffle bags. Before donating, please call or text 740-8718.


Porterville Fairgrounds, 2700 Teapot Dome Avenue, Porterville (large animals)
• Tulare County Animal Shelter, 14131 Avenue 256, Visalia (small animals, please call 679-6222)
Woodlake Rodeo Grounds, 19400 Avenue 398, Woodlake (large animals)


Tulare County Sheriff’s Headquarters: 833 S. Akers Street, Visalia. 802-9400 or 740-4450 or

Fire Information: or 697-5148

If you haven’t been evacuated yet, familiarize yourself with how you’ll want to prepare your house before you leave, what should be in your emergency supply kit, and more at

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