Friday, June 16, 2017

Red Cross Responds to Multi-Unit Residence Fire in Gresham Affecting 12


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: June 16th, 2017 8:24 PM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a multi-family home fire disaster on June 16, 2017 at approximately 4:40 p.m. in the 1000 block of SE Kane Drive in Gresham, Oregon. The fire affected three of four units of the building, with eight adults, four children assisted, along with two dogs and a cat.

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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