American Red Cross - Cascades Region: Responders are assisting dozens affected by a Salem fire. A multi-family fire at an apartment building in the 4000 block of La Palms Lane NE in Salem has affected at least 12 units. Red Cross is assessing needs and will provide support for immediate basic needs. The Red Cross advocates emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in communities across Oregon and southwest Washington. Residents may call (503) 528-5783 or complete an online form at http://www.redcross.org/cascadeshfpc to schedule an appointment. Know what to do before, during and after a home fire. Take a few moments to review your family's exit plan should there be a fire in your home. This information, and more, is available at http://www.redcross.org or in a free Prepare! Resource Guide published by the American Red Cross Cascades Region. The guide can be downloaded at http://rdcrss.org/1zq8XW6.