California fires: Uber offers free rides to and from wildfire evacuation centers in LA County

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The rideshare company, Uber, is offering free rides to and/or from the evacuation centers set up for those who were impacted by the wildfires in Los Angeles County.

This special service is available for the evacuation centers listed below:

Westwood Recreation Center

1350 South Sepulveda Boulevard

Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks Recreation Center

14201 Huston Street

Stoner Recreation Center

1835 Stoner Avenue

Cheviot Hills Recreation Center

2551 Motor Avenue

To redeem this offer, users should enter the promo code CALFIRERELIEF19 in the payment section of the app.

This form of relief is valid for two trips, up to $20 per trip on UberX and UberXL through midnight on Nov. 7, 2019, the company says.

Uber is also offering this special service to fire victims in Sonoma County.

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A firefighter works to clear a house destroyed by a wildfire called the Getty Fire, Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Los Angeles, Calif.
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