Those Affected by Saddleridge Fire Can Get Help at Center in Sylmar - NBC Southern California

Those Affected by Saddleridge Fire Can Get Help at Center in Sylmar

The center, operated by city, county and state officials and various nonprofit groups, is designed to be a one-stop source of disaster recovery information.

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    Those Affected by Saddleridge Fire Can Get Help at Center in Sylmar
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    Eyad Jarjour (L) consoles his neighbor (R) as she views her burned home after flames from the Saddleridge Fire tore through Granada Hills, California, on October 11, 2019. - The fire broke out late October 10 and has scorched some 4,600 acres (1,816 hectares), and forced mandatory evacuation orders for 12,700 homes. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images)

    An assistance center will open in Sylmar Thursday to help people affected by the Saddleridge Fire that raged through the northern San Fernando Valley and damaged or destroyed more than 100 structures.

    The center, operated by city, county and state officials and various nonprofit groups, is designed to be a one-stop source of disaster recovery information.

    Among the assistance available will be information on:

    -- replacing records lost in the fire;

    -- filing insurance claims;

    -- applying for disaster assistance;

    -- cleaning, repairing and rebuilding property; and

    -- available resources for disaster recovery.

    The center will be located at the Sylmar Recreation Center, 13109 Borden Ave. It will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

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