Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD, was on the Hill Tuesday meeting with various agencies, attending events and sharing information about resources with the community.

Ruiz encouraged those affected by the Cranston Fire to contact the Riverside County Emergency Management Department may be able to offer assistance to business owners and residents who experienced any kind of economic impact as a result of the fire. Their number is (951) 358-7100.

The RCEMD is working to calculate the economic impact of the fire in order to offer assistance.

SNAP recepients who lost food due to the power outage are encouraged to contact their case workers to replace the food.

He also spoke about Hazard Mitigation Grants available through the Wildfire Prevention Bill in order to rebuild and prevent future wildfires.

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