The Canadian Red Cross shelter services established at the Hodder Memorial Centre in Deer Lake to support those impacted by the forest fires in Central Newfoundland, are being suspended effective immediately.

Individuals currently staying at the shelter in Deer Lake will be transported to Bishop’s Falls, Grand Falls-Windsor or Botwood. Transportation services to Deer Lake are suspended, as these services are not required at this time.

If the need arises, shelter services and transportation will be re-established in a timely manner to meet the needs of individuals impacted.


Media contacts
Khadija Rehma
Children, Seniors and Social Development
709-729-3768, 730-2977

Emily-Jane Gillingham
Justice and Public Safety
709-729-2634, 730-4607


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