Here’s how to help victims of the Woolsey wildfire

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Thick clouds of smoke glow into the night and early morning Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, from the Hill and Woolsey fires, which prompted the evacuation of thousands from the surrounding area. (Photo by Gene Blevins/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

Here are some ways to help victims of the Woolsey wildfire through donations or directing to them to help services.

Read more on the fire here

American Red Cross money donations: www.redcross.org/about-us/our-work/disaster-relief/wildfire-relief.html

Disaster Distress Helpline: The 24-hour, seven-days a week line, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, offers confidential, multilingual counseling for those who are experiencing psychological distress as a result of natural or man-made disasters and incidents of mass violence. 800-985-5990. Also, by Text: TalkWithUs to 66746. disasterdistress.samhsa.gov

RedRover: Provides emergency animal shelters to animals displaced by wildfires. Donations needed for the emergency shelters, and also wildfire evacuees can find pet evacuation shelters at redrover.org/news/cafires

Know of other ways to help? Contact Holly Andres, 818-713-3708. holly.andres@dailynews.com

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