Relief Center For Firestorm Victims To Operate In Malden Friday And Saturday

A relief center to assist victims of this month’s firestorm in Whitman County will operate in Malden later this week.

The Babb Road Fire Recovery Group will operate a multi-agency resource center on Friday and Saturday.  Over 120 homes were destroyed in Malden, Pine City and Colfax in 3 separate wildfires on Labor Day.

The center will serve anyone who was affected by the fires.  Resources available will include financial assistance for those who qualify.  The center will include representatives from the Red Cross Catholic Charities, United Way of Whitman County and United Methodist Committee of Relief.

The center will be at Malden’s Temporary City Hall from 9:00 to 5:00 on Friday and 9:00 to 3:00 on Saturday.