Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting One Family in Portland


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: May 31st, 2017 1:58 PM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on May 31, 2017, at approximately 8:30 a.m. in the 13200 block of NE Sacramento Dr. in Portland, Oregon. The fire affected one family, including three adults and two 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 to schedule an appointment.
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