Monday, July 17, 2017

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Multiple Families in Lane County

RED CROSS RESPONDS TO HOME FIRE AFFECTING MULTIPLE FAMILIES IN LANE COUNTY


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: July 17th, 2017 10:01 AM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on July 17, 2017, at approximately 6:30 a.m. in the 85000 block of Edenvale Road in Pleasant Hill, Oregon. The fire affected multiple families, including 7 adults and pets.

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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