County officials opened up a recovery center on Saturday to assist any resident whose home was damaged by the Cocos Fire.
County Opens San Marcos Library Branch as Recovery Center Office
San Marcos County Library, located at 2 Civic Center Drive, will be open this weekend as a recovery center from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
By Joseph Young
At about 7 a.m. Saturday, the Recovery Liaison Office opened at the San Marcos County Library to help anyone displaced by the fire or in need of information. The library is located at 2 Civic Center Drive. NBC 7's Sherene Tagharobi has more on what the center will offer. (Published Saturday, May 17, 2014)
Updated at 3:56 AM PDT on Sunday, May 18, 2014
At about 7 a.m., the Recovery Liaison Office opened at the San Marcos County Library to help anyone displaced by the fire or in need of information. The library is located at 2 Civic Center Drive.
Officials said center will offer residents help in obtaining building permits, clearing ash from swimming pools, and safely handling food after a power outage, along with other recovery and rebuilding information.
A behavioral health specialist will also be available.
The center will stay open until 5 p.m. Officials said it will open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. this weekend and into next week.
Meanwhile, fire crews had the Cocos Fire 70 percent surrounded on Saturday morning in San Marcos, after it burned more than 2,500 acres. Overnight, Cal Fire officials lifted some of the earlier evacuations.
For more information about Recovery Liaison Office, visit this website.