Cameron Peak fire and how to help

This is official information from the Cameron Peak Fire personnel and a response they gave me on Facebook messenger to post on my magazine.

We greatly appreciate the support and generosity of the community! Our team’s focus is on fire suppression and our number one priority is firefighter and public safety. Our wildland fire crews are well equipped and cared for, we provide them with all the food and supplies they need.

We are unable to accept any donations at fire camps.

For those asking how they can help support our efforts, here are a few ideas:
Keep firefighters safe by adhering to road and area closures and by creating defensible space around your home. Learn how to create defensible space at

Post thank you banners / signs in the community and on social media. This is a great morale booster for firefighters after a long shift!

Volunteer for or donate to your LOCAL fire departments. Call first to find out what they need. If you are looking for ways to assist communities affected by the fire, look to local disaster response organizations, such as American Red Cross.

Here are some other options if you are interested in making a donation: