SAN MATEO, Calif. (KRON) – Residents of the Belmont Mobile Home community are still dealing with the aftermath of the New Year’s Eve storm.
Heavy rains on New Year’s Eve caused massive flooding in San Mateo County. At the nearby Belmont Trailer Park, the water he reached four feet high and flooded several houses.
“Residents have been away from their homes for nearly a week. When they tried to enter their homes, they found there was water inside and mold. It was really hard to live in,” said Barbara Wood, an American Red Cross volunteer.
Red Cross shelters in the San Mateo County Fairgrounds are available to residents of the mobile home community. “We provide them with a dry, warm and safe place to sleep. said Wood.
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“Wraparound service is available as staff waits. Of course, we have a building, but we have tables, chairs, refrigerators, stoves and ovens,” said Dana Store, CEO of San Mateo County Fairgrounds. says.
The Red Cross shelter at the San Mateo County Fairgrounds is expected to remain open as long as necessary.