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Sunday, December 17, 2006 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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Red Cross, cities providing shelter

Several overnight shelters have been set up around the Puget Sound area for people affected by power outages or storm damage. The Red Cross suggests people bring toiletries, including toothpaste, personal-hygiene items, medications, blankets, sleeping bags, pillows, clothing, towels and washcloths. Bringing toys, stuffed animals and games will likely make the stay more pleasant for young children. Pets are not allowed at shelters. The list below includes some shelters set up by the Red Cross and some by cities.

Bellevue

• North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave. N.E.; 425-452-7681

• Bellevue High School, 10416 S.E. Wolverine Way (east off Bellevue Way at Southeast Third St.)

Bonney Lake

Bonney Lake Senior

Center, 19306 Bonney Lake Blvd.

Bremerton

Naval Avenue Elementary School, 900 Olympic Ave., Bremerton.

Des Moines

Masonic Home, 23660

Marine View Drive S.;

Everett

Voyager Middle School, 11711 4th Ave. W.

Seattle

• Meadowbrook

Community Center,

10517 35th Ave. N.E.

• Delridge Community

Center, 4501 Delridge

Way S.W.

• Bitter Lake Community Center, 13035 Linden Ave. N.

Southwest Community Center, 2801 Thistle St.

Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S.

University Place

University Place Presbyterian Church, 8181 27th St. W.

King County Emergency Shelter Hotline:

206-205-3764

In some locations, the Red Cross has set up day shelters where people can get warm and get something to eat. There are no overnight stays at these shelters.

Fircrest

Fircrest Recreation Center, 55 Contra Costa Ave.

Gig Harbor

Chapel Hill

Presbyterian,

7700 Skansie Ave.

Puyallup

Peace Lutheran Church, 214 East Pioneer

White Center

White Center Community

Center, 1321 S.W. 102nd St.

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