Latest Plumas Wildfire Recovery Newsletter

PLUMAS WILDFIRE RECOVERY
A Bi-Monthly Newsletter for Plumas County
T H U R S D A Y , M A Y 1 9 , 2 0 2 2 | 8 : 0 0 A M

Senior Services Staff Recognized for Response

On May 17th during the Board of Supervisor meeting staff from Plumas County Senior Services was recognized for
services performed above and beyond their regular duties during the Dixie Fire:
Senior Services Director John Rix, who staffed the county Emergency Operation Center as transportation
coordinator. He was available 24/7 to assist with transportation of those who needed to evacuate. He coordinated
with his staff regarding transportation and meals for shelter and county EOC staff. Director Rix also coordinated
with the Plumas County School District to station school buses in Chester in the event of a mandatory evacuation.
Donnika Hamilton prepared meals three times per day for Quincy shelter and county EOC for 25 consecutive days.
Katrina Wright assisted with preparing meals three times per day for Quincy shelter and county EOC for 25 consecutive daysAnnette Kelly assisted with the meals and delivery to the shelter Charlotte Downey assisted with Plumas District Hospital’s relocation of patients, assisted with the evacuation of Greenville, assisted in repopulating the Chester area and provided transportation for shelter residents to complete vital errands. She assisted with the evacuation of the Quincy shelter to the Portola shelter. Sherri Coates was available every day during the fire to assist with transportation. She assisted with transportation of residents of Seneca Healthcare District’s skilled nursing facility and assisted with the evacuation of Greenville. She provided transportation for shelter residents to complete vital errands. She assisted with the evacuation of the Quincy shelter to the Portola shelter. Debbie Housen strategically placed in the Indian Valley area and assisted with evacuations. Leroy McClure assisted with transportation of shelter residents and those who needed to be evacuated. His family’s home was destroyed in the fire; however, he continued to work everyday to continue helping others. Raechelle Glover assisted with transportation for Chester shelter and stayed in Susanville, where she continued to assist Plumas County residents in the shelter. She assisted with the repopulation of Chester. Candace Ewalt assisted with transportation for Chester shelter and stayed in Susanville and continued to assist Plumas County residents in the shelter. She assisted with the repopulation of Chester.
Crisis Counseling for Survivors of the Dixie Fire Plumas County welcomes Jake Fender with North Valley Catholic Social Services (NVCSS) and his team
of Crisis Counselors who will be in our community to support Dixie Fire survivors with mental health
services. California Hope is the NVCSS-administered, state managed and federally funded program to provide
emotional and material support for the recovery of Dixie Fire survivors. federal grant for Cal Hope
provides funding for the program from May-October 2022. If you would like more information
regarding this service you can call 530-864-8856.

Important Numbers:

Disaster Case
Management Program
Alternate Program:
Total: 114
Returned: 59
Debris Removal: 82
Debris Removal Debris Removal

State Program:
Total: 679
Returned: 395
Debris Removed: 634

Plumas Rural Services & Northern
Valley Catholic Social Services
serving Survivors of the Dixie Fire
Plumas & Lassen: 530-283-2735
Plumas, Butte & Tehama-
530-815-9400