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Red Cross Responds to Multi-Family Home Fire Affecting 24 People in Vancouver - 04/22/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Saturday April 21, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of East Sixth Street in Vancouver, Washington.

The multi-family fire affected 24 adults. 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, disaster mental health services, and 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.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Red Cross to Install 300 Free Smoke Alarms in One Day in Madras - 04/19/18

Every day, an average of seven people die in home fires throughout the United States. Most of these deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. That’s why the American Red Cross, in partnership with the Jefferson County Fire District #1, will be holding a mass smoke alarm installation event in Madras called Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. The event, which will take place on May 5, aims to install 300 smoke alarms in homes that need them and is part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to install 100,000 lifesaving smoke alarms in homes across the United States to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires. Community members can sign up to volunteer at the event or request a free smoke alarm installation by visiting SoundTheAlarm.org.

 

WHAT:    The local Red Cross and Jefferson County Fire are holding a Sound the Alarm mass home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event. Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms and helping families create fire escape plans.

WHERE:  Jefferson County Fire District #1, 765 SE 5th St., Madras, OR 97741 (kick-off location)

WHEN:    May 5, from 9 – 10 a.m. (event kick-off and media availability)

People interested in volunteering to help or receiving a free smoke alarm may visit SoundTheAlarm.org.

WHO:           

  • Red Cross Regional Chief Executive Officer Candace Horter will be joined by Jefferson County Fire Recruitment and Retention Officer Kasey Skaar to deliver remarks on the importance of the Sound the Alarm campaign and local home fire safety efforts.
  • Bend locals Cody Parr and Jake Woodmansee will share their story of how Red Cross responders helped Jake after his home caught fire and how the incident inspired Cody to give back to the Red Cross through his local comedy club.
  • Read Cody and Jake’s story here: http://www.redcrossblog.org/2018/04/back-to-future-to-help-red-cross.html
  • Also, Bobbi Gilbert, a Warm Springs resident, will share her story of how the Red Cross installed free smoke alarms in her home, which alerted neighbors to a fire in her home when she was not there. Thanks to this alert, the fire was contained quickly. Read Bobbi's story here: http://www.redcrossblog.org/2018/04/the-alarm-sounded-for-lucky-smoke-alarm.html

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Carrie Sammons

Public Affairs Lead, Madras

(541) 419-4159

carrie.sammons@redcross.org

Monique Dugaw

Regional Communications Director

(503) 877-7121

monique.dugaw@redcross.org

 

 

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/Cascades or find us on Facebook at Red Cross Cascades, Twitter at @RedCrossCasc and on Instagram at @RedCrossCascades.

Join the Red Cross & Sutherlin Fire Department to Sound the Alarm and Save Lives from Home Fires - 04/18/18

On April 28, Red Cross and Sutherlin Fire will install 300 free smoke alarms in local homes. This event is part of the Sound the Alarm initiative, which includes the installation of 100,000 alarms in 100+ communities across the country.

 

SUTHERLIN, Ore., April 18, 2018 — Join the local American Red Cross and Sutherlin Fire Department to Sound the Alarm about fire safety and reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires. Every day, an average of seven people die as a result of a fire in their home, and most of these deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms.

On April 28, Red Cross volunteers, Sutherlin Fire officials, including Sutherlin Fire Chief Mike Lane, and local partners will install free smoke alarms in homes that need them and deliver fire safety education.

 

WHAT:      Join the Red Cross and Sutherlin Fire Department to install free smoke alarms, deliver fire safety information and Sound the Alarm about fire safety.

WHERE:   Sutherlin Senior Center, 202 E Central Ave., Sutherlin, OR 97479  (event kick-off and staging area)

WHEN:     April 28, at 9 a.m.

 

Red Cross Regional Chief Executive Officer Candace Horter and Southwest Oregon Executive Director Carisa Hettich will be joined by Sutherlin Fire Chief Mike Lane to deliver remarks on the importance of the Sound the Alarm campaign and local home fire safety efforts. Sutherlin local Pauline Johnson (83) will share her story of how she survived a devastating home fire and was immediately helped by the Red Cross following that fire.

 

ABOUT RED CROSS SOUND THE ALARM INITIATIVE:

“Over the last 12 months, the local Red Cross has responded to 718 home fires. Home fires are the biggest disaster threat our community faces, killing seven people in this country every single day,” said Carisa Hettich, Red Cross of Southwest Oregon Executive Director. “Please help us Sound the Alarm by volunteering to install smoke alarms in your community, making a financial contribution or taking steps to protect your own family from home fires.”

“Having a working smoke alarm increases your chance of surviving a home fire by 50 percent,” said Sutherlin Fire Chief Mike Lane. “The Red Cross Sound the Alarm initiative will help to install hundreds of smoke alarms in Sutherlin homes and potentially save countless lives not only now, but in the future, as well.”  

 

READ A LOCAL STORY ABOUT OUR WORK:

Read Pauline's story here: http://www.redcrossblog.org/2018/04/sleepy-in-sutherlin.html

 

ABOUT RED CROSS HOME FIRE CAMPAIGN:

The Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters a year, the majority of which are home fires. Working smoke alarms in a home cut the risk of death by half, and having an escape plan further improves the odds of survival.

Across the country, the Red Cross efforts to end home fires are making a difference. As of April 2018, the Red Cross and our partners have saved more than 400 lives and installed more than 1,103,000 free smoke alarms.

Please join this important effort. Together, we can Sound the Alarm about fire safety and help save lives. To sign up to help, visit SoundTheAlarm.org.

 

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/Cascades or find us on Facebook at Red Cross Cascades, Twitter at @RedCrossCasc and on Instagram at @RedCrossCascades.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Five in Canby - 04/16/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on April 16, 2018, at approximately 8:10 a.m. in the 10000 block of New Era Rd. in Canby, Oregon. The fire affected five, including two adults, three children and pets.

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. 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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Six People in Grants Pass - 04/15/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2018 in the 5100 block of Tunnel Loop Road in Grants Pass, Josephine County, Ore.

The single-family fire affected two adults and four 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, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting One Person in Klamath Falls - 04/13/18

 

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 in the 1900 block of Main Street in Klamath Falls, Klamath County, Ore.

 

The single-family fire affected one adult.

 

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.

 

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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

 

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Two in Oregon City - 04/13/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on April 13, 2018, at approximately 1 p.m. in the 19000 block of South End Rd. in Oregon City, Oregon. The fire affected two adults and pets.

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. 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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Seven in Salem - 04/12/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on April 12, 2018, at approximately 2:15 p.m. in the 4100 block of NE Boxberry Ct. in Salem, Oregon. The fire affected seven, including two adults, five children and two pets.

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. 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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Red Cross to Install 300 Free Smoke Alarms in One Day in Sutherlin - 04/12/18

Every day, an average of seven people die in home fires throughout the United States. Most of these deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms. That’s why the American Red Cross, in partnership with Sutherlin Fire Department, will be holding a mass smoke alarm installation event in Sutherlin titled Sound the Alarm. The event, which will take place on April 28, aims to install 300 smoke alarms in homes that need them and is part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to install 100,000 lifesaving smoke alarms in homes across the United States and help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires. Community members can sign up to volunteer at the event or request a free smoke alarm installation by visiting SoundtheAlarm.org.

WHAT: The local Red Cross and Sutherlin Fire are holding a mass Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event. Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms and helping families create fire escape plans.

WHERE: Sutherlin Senior Center, 202 E Central Ave., Sutherlin, OR 97479 (kick-off location)

WHEN: April 28, from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. (kick-off and media location). People interested in volunteering to help or receiving a free smoke alarms may visit SoundtheAlarm.org.

WHO: Red Cross Regional Executive Candace Horter and Southwest Oregon Executive Director Carisa Hettich will be joined by Sutherlin Fire Chief Mike Lane and Deputy Chief Avery Hazzard to deliver remarks on the importance of the Sound the Alarm campaign and local home fire safety efforts. Sutherlin local Pauline Johnson (83) will share her story of how she survived a devastating home fire and was immediately helped by the Red Cross afterward.

Following the kickoff ceremony, free smoke alarm installations will take place until 4 p.m. by American Red Cross volunteer teams, community partners and Sutherlin Fire Department personnel. They will be installing 10-year lithium battery powered smoke alarms and delivering fire safety education. 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Donda King 

Public Affairs Lead, Sutherlin

(541) 430-2525

dondaking25@gmail.com

Monique Dugaw

Regional Communications Director

(503) 877-7121

monique.dugaw@redcross.org

 

The Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters each year, the majority of which are home fires. Working smoke alarms in a home cut the risk of death and injury in half, and having an escape plan further improves the odds of survival. Across the country, Red Cross efforts to end home fires are making a difference. As of April 2018, the Red Cross and our partners across the country have saved 381 lives, including five in Oregon, and have installed more than 1,103,000 free smoke alarms.
 

About the American Red Cross: The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/Cascades or find us on Facebook at Red Cross Cascades, Twitter at @RedCrossCasc and on Instagram at @RedCrossCascades.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Two People in Tigard - 04/11/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 in the 8400 block of SW Birch Street in Tigard, Washington County, Ore.

The single-family fire affected two adults and one pet.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Five in Eugene - 04/10/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on April 10, 2018, at approximately 6:20 a.m. in the 1600 block of W 8th in Eugene, Oregon. The fire affected five adults and three pets. 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. 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting One Person in Lyle - 04/09/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 5:00 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2018 in the 300 block of Main Street in Lyle, Klickitat County, Wash.

The single-family fire affected one adult.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting One Person in Sutherlin - 04/08/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 8, 2018 in the 100 block of W. 1st Avenue in Sutherlin, Douglas County, Ore.

The single-family fire affected one adult and several pets.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Four People in Waldport - 04/07/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 in the 400 block of West Willow Street in Waldport, Lincoln County, Ore.

The multi-family fire affected four adults and several pets.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Two People in Chiloquin - 04/07/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 7, 2018 in the 40000 block of Glendale Street in Chiloquin, Klamath County, Ore.

The single-family fire affected two adults and several pets.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.

Prepare Out Loud in Tigard
Prepare Out Loud in Tigard
Red Cross Holds Free Earthquake Preparedness Seminar in Newberg (Photo) - 04/06/18

The Red Cross is empowering residents to be ready for the ‘Big One’ by holding an earthquake preparedness seminar in Newberg on April 9.

NEWBERG, Ore., April 6, 2018 – The American Red Cross is helping our community to be ready for a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake and disasters of all kinds by holding “Prepare Out Loud” a preparedness presentation in Newberg on Monday, April 9. Prepare Out Loud presentations are free, interactive sessions focusing on local disaster risks, the hazards of the Cascadia Subduction Zone and simple steps to prepare for disasters of all kinds.

Event Details: April 9th, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in Newberg

A study released in March by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries outlined the implications of a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake for the Portland-metro area and demonstrated the need for individual preparedness actions now.

Prepare Out Loud Presentation Topics, Dates & Locations:

  • Simple and tangible steps to take right now to be ready for disasters big and small
  • The science and history of the Cascadia Subduction Zone
  • Human behavior during emergencies
  • What to expect during and after a Cascadia earthquake or other large-scale disaster
  • How to prepare to quickly locate your loved ones
  • How much food, water and supplies you will need to take care of yourself and others

Review a kit list and other Red Cross recommended emergency planning actions: www.redcross.org/PrepareGuide

About Prepare Out Loud: Prepare Out Loud presenter, Steve Eberlein, was witness to the destruction of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in Sri Lanka. The tsunami was caused by an underwater subduction zone earthquake and resulted in the deaths of nearly 300,000 people in 14 countries. His first-hand account of the incident lends perspective to the importance of preparedness.

Red Cross Holds Free Earthquake Preparedness Seminar in Gresham - 04/05/18

The Red Cross is empowering residents to be ready for the ‘Big One’ by holding an earthquake preparedness seminar in Gresham tonight.

GRESHAM, Ore., April 5, 2018 – The American Red Cross is helping our community to be ready for a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake and disasters of all kinds by holding “Prepare Out Loud” a preparedness presentation in Gresham tonight. Prepare Out Loud presentations are free, interactive sessions focusing on local disaster risks, the hazards of the Cascadia Subduction Zone and simple steps to prepare for disasters of all kinds.

Event Details:

April 5, 6 – 7:30 p.m. in Gresham
Boys and Girls Club of Portland: 454 SE 165th Ave., Portland, OR 97233
Free to attend. RSVP at www.redcross.org/POLGresham
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/1752590318140996/

A study released in March by the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries outlined the implications of a 9.0 Cascadia earthquake for the Portland-metro area and demonstrated the need for individual preparedness actions now.

Prepare Out Loud Presentation Topics, Dates & Locations:

  • Simple and tangible steps to take right now to be ready for disasters big and small
  • The science and history of the Cascadia Subduction Zone
  • Human behavior during emergencies
  • What to expect during and after a Cascadia earthquake or other large-scale disaster
  • How to prepare to quickly locate your loved ones
  • How much food, water and supplies you will need to take care of yourself and others

Review a kit list and other Red Cross recommended emergency planning actions: www.redcross.org/PrepareGuide

About Prepare Out Loud: Prepare Out Loud presenter, Steve Eberlein, was witness to the destruction of the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in Sri Lanka. The tsunami was caused by an underwater subduction zone earthquake and resulted in the deaths of nearly 300,000 people in 14 countries. His first-hand account of the incident lends perspective to the importance of preparedness.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Two in Springfield - 04/04/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on April 4, 2018, at approximately 10:00 a.m. in the 2000 block of Gateway St. in Springfield, Oregon. The fire affected two adults. 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. 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting One Person in Aumsville, Oregon - 04/01/18

The single-family fire affected one adult. 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, and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Two People in Bend - 03/31/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Saturday March 31, 2018, at approximately 2 p.m. in the 1700 block of NE Tucson Way in Bend, Oregon

The multi-family fire affected two adults and three pets. 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, disaster mental health services and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Three People in Salem - 03/31/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Saturday March 31, 2018, at approximately 6 a.m. in the 4000 block of Hazelgreen Road NE in Salem, Oregon

The multi-family fire affected three adults. 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, and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting One Person in Ocean Park, WA - 03/31/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Saturday March 31, 2018, at approximately 11 a.m. in the 20000 block of Vernon Avenue in Ocean Park, WA.

The multi-family fire affected one adult. 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, and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Two People in Redmond - 03/31/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Friday March 30, 2018, at approximately 11 p.m. in the 200 block of NW Ninth Street in Redmond, Oregon.

The single-family fire affected two adults and pets. 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, disaster mental health services, and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Two People in Grants Pass - 03/30/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on March 29, 2018, at approximately midnight in the 1800 block of SW Nebraska in Grants Pass, Oregon.

The single-family fire affected two adults and pets. 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, and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting One Person in Vancouver, WA - 03/29/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on March 29, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the 7300 block of NE 13th Avenue in Vancouver, Washington.

The single-family fire affected one adult. 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, disaster mental health services, and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting One Person in Selma, OR - 03/29/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on March 29, 2018, at approximately 4:00 p.m. in the 500 block of Indian Creek Road in Selma, Josephine County, Oregon.

The single-family fire affected one adult. 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,and 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Four People in Camas - 03/27/18

Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on March 27, 2018, at approximately 10 a.m. in the 4500 block of NW Dahlia Dr. in Camas, Washington. The fire affected two families, including four adults.

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. 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.

Red Cross Assisting Three People After Multi-Family Fire in Medford - 03/24/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 12:00 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018 in the 700 block of N. Riverside Avenue in Medford, Jackson County, Ore.

The multi-family fire affected three adults and several pets.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.

Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Two People in Elmira - 03/24/18

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 1:00 a.m. Saturday, Mar. 24, 2018 in the 89000 block of Knight Road in Elmira, Lane County, Ore.

The single-family fire affected one adult and one child.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health 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.