12/07/2017 08:20 AM PST

Red Cross Opening Emergency Shelters Due to Power Outages

The American Red Cross will be opening two emergency shelters this morning at 9:00 a.m. in support of residents impacted by power outages. At this time, SDG&E reports more than 5,000 customers are without power. Extreme fire weather continues in San Diego County today.

Shelter Locations:

Bostonia Park & Recreation Center (1049 Bostonia Street, El Cajon)

East Valley Community Center (2245 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido)

Visit ReadySanDiego.org to register for AlertSanDiego, the regional emergency mass notification system, and to download the SDEmergency app.

Monitor local television and radio stations or visit SDCountyEmergency.com for updated information related to this fire weather event.