EVERETT, Wash. – The state of Washington and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will close the three Snohomish County Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 10. The FEMA help line will continue to be available to provide guidance for survivors of the March 22 SR530 Slide.
The DRC staff members have been able to field questions and supply information to more than 800 survivors since they began operations on April 7.
For those affected by the slide who have yet to visit a DRC, the three centers will be open and fully staffed until the close of business on May 10 at:
Oso Fire Station (Snohomish County Fire Protection District 25 - parking lot) 21824 State Route 530 NE Arlington, WA 98223
Arlington Department of Public Works 154 West Cox Ave. Arlington, WA 98223
Darrington Ranger District Office (Parking Lot) 1405 Emens Ave. North Darrington, WA 98241
Operating hours are from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays. The DRCs will not be open on Sunday, May 4.
To reach the FEMA help line, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Survivors who use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS), call 1-800-621-3362. The toll-free telephone numbers will operate from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. PDT, seven days a week. To get information online, visit: www.DisasterAssistance.gov or m.fema.gov.