On Saturday April 2, 2016, at approximately 12:00, Red Cross disaster response volunteers met with clients regarding a residential fire which occurred on April 2, in the 90000 block of Maggie Johnson Rd in Astoria. This multi-family fire affected 3 adults 3 children and many pets. Red Cross provided assistance for immediate basic needs, health services and information about recovery services. The American Red Cross provides hope and comfort to people affected by community disasters, helping victims anywhere and anytime. The Red Cross advocates emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in communities across Oregon and Southwest Washington. Residents may call (503) 528-5783 or complete an online form at www.redcross.org/cascadeshfpc to schedule an appointment.
Know what to do before, during and after a home fire. Take a few moments to review your family's exit plan should there be a fire in your home. This information, and more, is available at www.redcross.org or in a free Prepare! Resource Guide published by the American Red Cross Cascades Region. The guide can be downloaded at http://rdcrss.org/1zq8XW6