January 20 2019
HILLSBORO, Oregon - A home fire at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 2018 in the 5200 block of SW Lombard Avenue in Hillsboro, Washington County.
Three adults were in the fire area and escaped.
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.
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.