Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Nine People in Baker


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: June 6th, 2017 6:22 AM
Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home disaster at approximately 1:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in the 1000 block of Resort Street in Baker City, Baker County, Ore.

The multi-family fire affected eight adults, one child and four pets.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, 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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