Saturday, August 5, 2017

Responders assist 11 after multi-family fire in SE Portland

RESPONDERS ASSIST 11 AFTER MULTI-FAMILY FIRE IN SE PORTLAND


News Release from American Red Cross - Cascades Region
Posted on FlashAlert: August 5th, 2017 2:26 PM
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on August 5, 2017, at approximately 7 a.m. in the 17700 block of SE Stark St. Portland, Oregon. This multiple-family fire affected nine 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, health and mental health services information about recovery 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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