FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
COLUSA, CA.- American Carports, purveyors of engineered certified carports and metal buildings, is pleased to announce that we are donating a portion of proceeds to the Shasta Regional Community Foundation. This means a lot to us, so the disaster the wildfires have caused is truly heartbreaking. The Shasta Regional Community Foundation will use this money to help where people need it the most, we are pleased to work with an organization such as this one and look forward to working together in the future.
In closing, we would like to send our heartfelt wishes to everyone affected by the wildfires.
The Carr Fire was a large wildfire that burned in Shasta and Trinity Counties in California, United States. The fire burned 229,651 acres before it was 100% contained late on August 30, 2018. The Carr Fire destroyed at least 1,077 homes while damaging 277 others and becoming seventh-largest wildfire recorded in modern California history. The Carr Fire cost over $1.659 billion in damages, including $1.5 billion in insured losses and more than $158.7 million in suppression costs. At its height, the fire engaged as many as 4,766 personnel from multiple agencies. The fire was reported on the afternoon of July 23, 2018, at the intersection of Highway 299 and Carr Powerhouse Road, in the Whiskeytown district of the Whiskeytown–Shasta–Trinity National Recreation Area. The fire was started when a flat tire on a vehicle caused the wheel’s rim to scrape against the asphalt, creating sparks that set off the fire. Eight people died in the fire, including three firefighters.
Info about the Shasta Regional Community Foundation
Founded in 2000, Shasta Regional Community Foundation is a tax-exempt charitable organization trying to make the quality of life better for all in the region. The Community Foundation services the region with permanent endowments, grantmaking and by providing community leadership. They are Certified, National Standards for the U.S. and a member of the League of California Community Foundations.
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