Shelters arranged for people, pets from Shaler Area communities
Should evacuations be needed because of flooding or other emergencies, a shelter is being set up for local residents at Shaler Area Middle School, 1800 Mt. Royal Blvd., Shaler, officials of Shaler and Etna have announced.
The American Red Cross will operate the shelter for residents of the Shaler Area School District and other nearby communities, the officials said.
A separate shelter will be set up for animals at the Undercliff Volunteer Fire Company, 700 Mt. Royal Blvd., Shaler, the officials said.
Anyone needing shelter because of the storm is asked to call 911.
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