Disaster relief

AHS will set up an emergency animal shelter at the Miami Intermediate School at 4739 S. Ragus Road.

MIAMI, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -- The Arizona Humane Society announced they have deployed their disaster response team to the Woodbury Fire for animals in distress.

AHS will set up an emergency animal shelter at the Miami Intermediate School at 4739 S. Ragus Road.

[RELATED: Woodbury Fire prompts mandatory evacuation for Roosevelt-area residents]

The team of seven staff members, including medical and animal care personnel as well as Emergency Animal Medical Technicians, is equipped with a trailer and box truck full of supplies. That includes pop up kennels, food, blankets and vaccines to help shelter and provide vaccinations to any pets in need. 

AHS said they will provide temporary animal shelter, animal care and any support that they possibly can to Gila County Animal Control and the people and pets affected.

[SLIDESHOW: Woodbury Fire forces evacuation in Roosevelt-area]

So far, two dogs and a cat from two families are utilizing the emergency shelter which is set up near the Red Cross.

If you are in need of resources:

Red Cross and AHS/Gila County Animal Control Emergency Animal Shelter

Miami Intermediate School

4739 S. Ragus Road, Miami, AZ 85539

Livestock

Gila County Fairgrounds

Fire Information Line

505.399.2439

Gila County Public Information Line

928.402.8888

[RELATED: ADEQ monitors air quality closely as Woodbury Fire continues to burn]

 


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