PBS NewsHour | California Housing Shortage Adds Stress for Now-Homeless Fire Victims

Petra Integrated Construction Strategies Steps in to Help Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital’s Now-Homeless Fire Victims

The Northern California wildfires in October 2017 destroyed thousands of homes and killed 42 people. In the aftermath, there are those who have stepped in to help.

Todd Salnas, president of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital and 152 staff, including more than 50 physicians lost their homes in the fire, and he’s working hard to get people settled into temporary housing so that they can get back to work to serve patients.

Dawn Fredrick-Seibert, Petra Integrated Construction Strategies (Petra ICS) interior design & space planning director, and other Petra ICS team members have stepped in to help connect displaced staff with temporary housing. They’ve even turned nearby medical offices into small apartments. For more, watch this news segment by PBS News Hour: