SEVERE WX : Fire Weather Watch View Alerts

T-Mobile Aiding Camp Fire Evacuees

One of the largest phone carriers in the United States is making it easier to donate to the Red Cross during the Camp Fire devastation, by simply sending a text message.

Posted: Nov 18, 2018 6:12 PM

CHICO, Calif. - One of the largest phone carriers in the United States is making it easier to donate to the Red Cross during the Camp Fire devastation, by simply sending a text message.


People can donate $10 to the Red Cross by texting the word “CAWILDFIRE” to 90999, and it will be charged on your next phone bill.


T-Mobile has deployed numerous trucks in the Chico community to allow those displaced to charge their cellphones, receive devices for free and get a hot spot for the internet.


Action News Now spoke to Rich Garwood, vice president of southwestern T-Mobile for California, and he says his company is very supportive to everyone affected by the Camp Fire.


If you would like to know if a T-Mobile truck will be arriving around your area in Chico, click here.

Article Comments

Chico
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 59°
Oroville
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 57°
Paradise
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 59°
Chester
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 36°
Red Bluff
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 54°
Willows
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 59°
One more warm day on Monday then cooler weather ahead with some clouds and mountain showers possible. Also high fire danger this week.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events