City Paper is not for tourists
Within hours of this morning’s fire in Mount Pleasant, various non-profits and government agencies hit the scene. And it looks like the hundreds of people displaced by the fire will not have to spend the night inside a rec center. They are being put up in hotels, reports Jason Yuckenberg, Councilmember Jim Graham‘s spokesperson.
Also,Yuckenberg notes, a number of property owners have called Graham’s office to offer help. “We have many, many individuals coming forward offering rooms to rent at low cost or for free,” he says.
But these are temporary fixes.
As for the new Target possibly helping…
“I gave Target a call earlier today,” Yuckenberg reports. “They’ve always really come through.” But he adds: “I have not been able to reach our contact today.”