Saturday, May 27, 2017

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting One Adult in Multnomah County

RED CROSS RESPONDS TO HOME DISASTER AFFECTING ONE ADULT IN MULTNOMAH COUNTY


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: May 27th, 2017 10:15 AM
Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home fire disaster on May 27, 2017, at approximaely 9:00 a.m. in the 7800 block of SE Carlton Street in Portland, OR. This single-family fire affected 1 adult.
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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