Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the wildfires in Central Texas.¬† Below is some of the important information you need to know.
Due to the fires in Bastrop County, Bastrop ISD has canceled school for the rest of the week.
Smithville ISD has cancelled classes for the rest of the week.
You can call the phone numbers below to find out more information¬† for your area .
Travis County (Steiner Ranch)¬† 512-974-6199
Bastrop - 512-581-4023
Bastrop Citizens Information lines are 512-332-8856 and 512-332-8814
Hays - 512-753-2180
Bastrop Official Shelters
Bastrop Middle School
Ascension Catholic Church
Smithville Recreation Center
Bastrop Church of Christ
Bastrop Community Outreach Church
Elgin Family Worship
Homeaway Owners Offering Vacation Properties
Austin-based HomeAway, Inc. has organized a Central Texas Wildfire Housing Directory of vacation homes available for rent, some at reduced rates or free of charge, to evacuees in need of housing. For HomeAway's Central Texas Wildfire Housing Directory go to:¬†http://community.homeaway.com/docs/DOC-2067
More than 30 properties, ranging from one-to-five-bedroom homes, are available in locations throughout Austin.
Fully-furnished homes can be rented for short- and long-term stays. Individuals should contact the owners directly; more information is available on the site.
More ways to help at www.gatewaychurch.com
Donations: Rundell Business Park
704 Hwy 71 W
11am - 8pm
Animal Rescue Donations
The Red Cross of Central Texas¬† is helping out and if you would like to help with a donation you can go to their website here.
The Austin Disaster Relief Network
Austin Disaster Fire Victim Hotline - 512-331-2600
Our sister station Talk 1370 has more updates here.