Information as of June 2, 2018. If needs change, updates will be posted on https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/5820/.
We greatly appreciate the support and generosity of the community! The Incident Management Team’s focus is on the mission of fire suppression while keeping firefighter and public safety our number one priority. Our wildland fire crews are well equipped and cared for. After many donation inquiries, here’s a list of suggestions.
Here are some ways you can show support for firefighters.
Items We Cannot Accept at Fire Camp:
We have federal standards for personal protective gear for our wildland firefighters.
Food Items including baked goods and sweets
We are required to follow food safety regulations, and we have strict national guidelines for firefighter nutrition. Rest assured, we feed our fire crews three meals a day, including snacks.
Please confirm needs by contacting the organization of your choice before donating physical items (food, water, etc.). Financial contributions to a recognized organization are the most effective way of helping them obtain goods and services locally and provide direct financial assistance to those in need.
Points of collection for donated items as of June 2, 2018:
Eagle Nest Senior Center, 74 N. Tomboy Dr. Eagle Nest, NM. Please call 575-377-1344 to confirm needs before collecting items or dropping off goods.
Colfax County Rapid Response, District 8, 217 N. 3rd St, Raton, NM. Please call 719-232-5555 to confirm needs before collecting items or dropping off goods.
Consider a financial contribution to a voluntary organization of your choice. You might consider a donation to:
Thank you for your kind consideration!