February 17 2019
The Red Cross responded to a single family home fire on Sunday October, 14, 2018 at approximately 19:37 hours on Interstate 5 near Salem, Oregon. This single family fire affected a family of 2 adults and 3 children.
Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, along with assistance to address immediate basic needs such as food, clothing, comfort kits including toiletry items and information about long term recovery services including health and mental health services if needed.
Additional information about this incident, if available, may be obtained through the local first responding agencies/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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.