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INFORMATION UPDATE #5:

SHASTA CASCADE LODGING PROPERTIES AND ATTRACTIONS ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS 

REDDING, Calif. (August 6, 2018) - As firefighters continue to make strides against the Carr wildfire, the Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association (SCWA) applaud the amazing efforts of first responders, as well as those of the Shasta County community.  

The Shasta Cascade hospitality industry continues to be actively engaged in serving the community and those directly impacted by the fire. Lodging properties, which have hosted firefighters and evacuees alike, are open for business as are retailers and restaurants in the area.  

Interstate 5, which provides automobile access through the Shasta Cascade region, is open as are major attractions such as McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park, Castle Crags State Park, the museum at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Lake Shasta Caverns National Natural Landmark, Lassen Volcanic National Park and the iconic Sundial Bridge. 

“We have been so impressed by the tremendous efforts and sacrifices made by emergency services personnel and we are so proud of this community,” said Laurie Baker, CEO for the Redding CVB and General Manager of the SCWA. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been impacted by this fire and for those in the surrounding areas west of Redding who are currently in its path.” 

Baker noted that the region has received an outpouring of well-wishes from all over the world and she expressed the hope that when the time is right, those desiring to visit the area will return in full force to support local businesses.  

Those interested in determining if accommodations in Shasta Cascade region are available can go to http://www.shastacascade.com/places-to-stay for a listing of lodging properties, as well as attractions, in the area. 

Those seeking more information on the current situation in Shasta County may refer to this list of resources. News outlets are encouraged to contact these organizations directly for updates:  

Cal Fire: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Shasta County Sheriff’s Office: Website 

For fire info, call Shasta County Fire Department: 530-225-2510.


INFORMATION UPDATE #4:

Redding, CA, August 2, 2018 – As firefighters continue to make strides against the Carr wildfire, The Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association applauds the amazing efforts of first responders, as well as those of the Shasta County community.

The Redding hospitality industry continues to be actively engaged in serving the community and those directly impacted by the fire. Lodging properties which have hosted firefighters, visitors and evacuees alike, are open for business as are retailers and restaurants in the area.

Interstate 5, which provides automobile access to Redding, is open as are major attractions such as McArthur–Burney Falls State Park, Lassen Volcanic National Park, The Museum at Turtle Bay Exploration Park, Lake Shasta Caverns, Castle Crags State Park, and the iconic Sundial Bridge at Turtle Bay.

“We have been so impressed by the tremendous efforts and sacrifices made by emergency services personnel and we are so proud of this community,” said Laurie Baker, CEO for the Redding CVB and General Manager of the SCWA. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been impacted by this fire and for those in the surrounding areas west of Redding who are currently in its path.”

Baker noted that the region has received an outpouring of well-wishes from all over the country and expressed the hope that when the time is right, those desiring to visit the area will return in full force to support local businesses.

Those seeking more information on the current situation in Shasta County may refer to this list of resources. News outlets are encouraged to contact these organizations directly for updates:

Cal Fire: Cal Fire | Facebook | Twitter

Shasta County Sheriff’s Office: Shasta County Sherriff

For fire info, call Shasta County Fire Department: 530-225-2510.


INFORMATION UPDATE #3:

Resources for Carr Wildfire Information

July 28, 2018 4:45 P.M. - The Shasta County area continues to experience wildfire conditions and a local/state emergency has been declared. The Redding Convention & Visitors Bureau, the official tourism marketing organization for the City of Redding, and the Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association continue to closely monitor the situation.

Redding lodging properties are offering reservation cancellations without penalties to open up rooms for emergency personnel services and evacuees. Please contact the hotels directly for more information on cancellations. A list of lodging properties can be found here:  http://www.visitredding.com/home/places-to-stay. For places outside of Redding city limits, go to http://shastacascade.com/places-to-stay.

The Redding CVB applauds the collective efforts of emergency services personnel and the entire community. Members of the tourism industry will continue to be actively involved in providing assistance to the community through relief efforts.

The health and safety of our neighbors and visitors is our top concern and we want to ensure our community and those visiting the area have the most up-to-date information, in accordance with the appropriate authority’s direction.

It is important to note that the Shasta Cascade region represents roughly 25 percent of the state’s land mass in an area roughly the size of Ireland. We recommend that those planning a visit over the next several days check with their accommodations providers and local authorities for the most current status of the situation before their planned stay.

Visitors may refer to this list of resources, which can provide additional information on the situation: 

Cal Fire: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Shasta County Sheriff’s Office: Website

For fire info, call Shasta County Fire Department: 530-225-2510.

Evacuation Centers (American Red Cross)

  • Shasta College (FILL TO CAPACITY) – 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
  • Simpson University – 2211 College View Drive, Redding, CA 96003
  • Red Bluff Vineyard Church – 738 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080
  • Hope Center – 1465 E. Cypress Ave., Redding, CA 96001
  • Cornerstone Fellowship Church - 2864 Silver Street, Anderson, CA 96007
  • Grace Baptist Church – 3782 Churn Creek Road / Redding, CA 96002
  • Rolling Hills Casino (& Livestock) – 2655 Everett Freeman Way, Corning, CA 96021
  • Weaverville Elementary School – 129 S. Main St., Weaverville, CA 96093
  • CrossPointe Church – 2960 Hartnell Ave., Redding, CA 96002
  • Tehama District Fairgrounds: all animals – 650 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff, CA 96007

Local News Organizations

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INFORMATION UPDATE #2:

July 27, 2018, 12:30 P.M. – The Shasta County area continues to experience wildfire conditions and a local/state emergency has been declared. The Redding Convention & Visitors Bureau, the official tourism marketing organization for the City of Redding, and the Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association continue to closely monitor the situation.

The Redding CVB applauds the collective efforts of emergency services personnel and the entire community. Members of the tourism industry will continue to be actively involved in providing assistance to the community through relief efforts.

The health and safety of our neighbors and visitors is our top concern and we want to ensure our community and those visiting the area have the most up-to-date information, in accordance with the appropriate authority’s direction.

It is important to note that the Shasta Cascade region represents roughly 25 percent of the state’s land mass in an area roughly the size of Ireland. We recommend that those planning a visit over the next several days check with their accommodations providers and local authorities for the most current status of the situation before their planned stay.

Visitors may refer to this list of resources, which can provide additional information on the situation: 

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INFORMATION UPDATE #1:

July 26, 2018, 1:30 P.M. – The Shasta County area is currently experiencing wildfire conditions and a local/state emergency has been declared. The Redding Convention & Visitors Bureau, the official tourism marketing organization for the City of Redding, along with the Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association, greatly appreciates the outstanding support received from the emergency service response teams who are working to keep everyone safe. 

The health and safety of our neighbors and visitors is our top concern and we want to ensure our community and those visiting the area have the most up-to-date information, in accordance with the appropriate authority’s direction.

Visitors who are in the area may refer to this list of resources, which can provide additional information on the situation.

Shasta Cascade Wonderland Association
1699 HWY 273, Anderson, CA 96007 | (P) 530-365-7500 | (F) 530-365-1258
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