Celebrity chef and Food Network host Guy Fieri is up in Redding feed locals displaced by the lethal and damaging Carr Fire, along with very first responders who are helping in the firefight.Fieri, a Northern
California native who frequented Redding as child, took a team of about 20 volunteers to Shasta College. When there, they established a makeshift kitchen area and formulated approximately 750 meals for both lunch and dinner on Sunday.”My son and I, and his friends and a lot of mine, filled up our caravan from wine country and drove four hours up here,”Fieri told CNN.The host of programs such as” Diners, Drive-ins and
Dives”and “Man’s Grocery Games”said his crew is working” arm and arm” with the Redemption Army, Operation BBQ Relief, local chefs and locals to prepare the meals.” The Salvation Army has been on the ground
in Redding … They got involved right off the bat,” Fieri stated.” They got included Friday, started helping folks with a place to remain, and get something to eat, and get water, and you know all those fundamentals that we … have on a routine basis, and all of an unexpected they’re gone.”
About 36,000 homeowners have actually been displaced, he noted. The conditions are so bad up there because of the fire that “you cannot even see the sun,” Fieri added.Nearly 1,000 structures, including numerous houses, have been damaged by the 98,000-acre inferno, making it among the top 10 most devastating wildfires ever in California.Fieri was also on hand with his team last October when the most damaging fire in state history– the Tubbs Fire– burned in Sonoma County, ruining more than 5,600 structures.A Santa Rosa citizen, his household was among those who were left
as the fatal blaze raged.Fieri prompted individuals visit to the Redemption Army’s site if they want to help victims of the Carr Fire.