Those who have experienced a fire or other disaster may obtain assistance from the following organizations:
|American Red Cross - 24 Hour|
|Catholic Community Services|
|Community Homeless Project|
|Food Emergency - 24 Hour|
|Friends in Service Helping (FISH)|
|Shelter Emergency - 24 Hour|
Often the Fire Department will have the utility services shut off as a safety precaution. To re-establish utility services, call:
|Cable Television||Please refer to The Yellow Pages under CABLE TELEVISION|
|Electric (Sierra Pacific Power Company)||775-687-2900|
|Natural Gas (Southwest Gas Corporation)||775-882-2126|
|Refuse||Please refer to The Yellow Pages under GARBAGE COLLECTION|
|Telephone||Please refer to The Yellow Pages under TELEPHONE COMPANIES|
Contact your insurance company or owner immediately.
Provide your agent with documented items lost in the fire. Make your home checklist now if you don't have one, and include the following:
- Photographs and descriptions of antiques and jewelry.
- Replacement costs of lost items.
- Dates of purchase.
Keep these documents in a safe place. They will speed up your recovery process:
- Insurance policies
- Title to deeds, automobile
- Income tax records
- Medical records
- Bank books
- Birth certificates
- Credit cards
- Home checklist
How can you safeguard important documents?
- Safety deposit box.
- Install a home vault or approved container. Purchase Underwriters Laboratories (UL) approved FIRE- SAFE or equal container.