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Update: 2 Emergency Shelters for Garland Co. Residents Without Power

Thousands of them have no power in their homes as crews work around the clock to restore electricity.
Update (Feb. 5):
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - With more than 5,000 residents in Garland County without power from Tuesday’s ice storm, the American Red Cross has opened two emergency shelters for residents seeking a warm place to stay at the following locations:
  • First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (310 Pratt Rd., Hot Springs)
  • Apostolic Faith Tabernacle Airport (3217 Airport Rd., Pearcy)
For personal comfort, anyone coming to the shelter is encouraged to bring the items listed in our original story below, as needed.

Original story (Feb. 4):
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - With more than 7,000 residents in Garland County without power from Tuesday morning’s ice storm, the American Red Cross will open an emergency shelter for residents seeking a warm place to stay at the following location at 6 p.m.:

First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall
310 Pratt Road, Hot Springs

For personal comfort, persons coming to the shelter are encouraged to bring the following items as needed:
  • Prescription medication 
  • Medical supplies (diabetic, asthma, etc.)
  • Dentures/hearing aids
  • Glasses/contacts + solution
  • A change of clothing
  • Pillow, blanket
  • Pack of diapers, extra clothes for babies
  • Baby formula/food
  • Snacks
  • Quiet toys, games for kids and adults
  • Extra batteries for electronic equipment + ear plugs/headphones
  • Identification
  • Phone charger
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