Buffalo EDS Continues Busy 2017 With Multi Alarm Fire Response

Buffalo, NY - The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team based in Buffalo, NY (Erie County) responded to a multi alarm residential fire on Peter Street in the City Friday morning. The team provided canteen and hydration services to approximately 75 firefighters who were involved in fighting the large fire that threatened three adjacent homes.  The Salvation Army also provided water, snacks, blankets and emotional and spiritual care [READ MORE]

The Salvation Army Assisting Thomas Fire Survivors’ Return to Normalcy

Los Angeles, CA, December 21, 2017– Residents of Ventura and surrounding cities continue to try and rebuild, while the Thomas Fire continues to burn. A Local Assistance Center (LAC) set up at Poinsettia Pavilion (3451 Foothill Road, Ventura, CA 93003) has been the primary site of disaster recovery assistance, where over twenty groups and agencies, including The Salvation Army, are speaking with victims and survivors and assessing their needs. The [READ MORE]

Empire Division Supports Missing Person Search in Catskill Mountains

(Jefferson, New York) The Salvation Army Empire State Division Emergency Disaster Services Team responded on December 15, 2017 to the Jefferson Fire Station in Delaware County to support a missing person search in the Titus Lake and Worcester Hill areas on the  Northern edge of the Catskill Mountain Preserve. EDS Teams from Sidney, New York, Walton, New York, Oneonta, New York and Empire Divisional Headquarters responded to provide feeding and hydration services [READ MORE]