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Red Cross Responders At Three Residential Fires May 7
by Oregon State Media, Inc.
Published on Sunday May 8, 2016    7:20 AM     
 
Volunteers from the Cascades Region Disaster Action Team responded to single-family fires in Coos County and Gilliam County, Oregon and Clark County, Washington May 7.

In Gilliam County, volunteers responded at around 3:30 pm in the 400 block at Shane Drive in Arlington. This single-family fire affected three adults and one child. The Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, assistance to meet immediate basic needs, and recovery information.

In Coos County, volunteers responded at around 8:00 pm in the 90000 block of Caraway Avenue in Coos Bay. This single-family fire affected four adults and two children. The Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, assistance to meet immediate basic needs, and recovery information.

In Clark County, volunteers responded at around 8:00 pm in the 8000 block of 13th Avenue in Vancouver. This single-family fire affected one adult and two children. The Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, assistance to meet immediate basic needs, and recovery information.

Did you know that the American Red Cross responds to an average of two disasters every day in our region? We provide hope and comfort to people affected, 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/cascades to schedule an appointment.