Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Red Cross Responds to Home Damaged by Tree Affecting Four People in Clark County

RED CROSS RESPONDS TO HOME DAMAGED BY TREE AFFECTING FOUR PEOPLE IN CLARK COUNTY


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: May 23rd, 2017 7:16 AM
Disasters responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home damaged by a falling tree on May 23, 2017, at approximately 4:00 a.m. in the 2900 block of NW 10th Street, Battleground, WA. This single-family incident affected 2 adults and 4 children. The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits with toiletry items, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services. Additional information about this incident, if available, may be obtained from the local first responding agency/fire department.

The Red Cross in Oregon and Southwest Washington (the Cascades Region) helps an average of three families affected by disasters, like home fires, every day. The Red Cross advocates emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in our community. Residents may call (503) 528-5783 or complete an online form at www.redcross.org/CascadesHomeFire to schedule an appointment.
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