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Responders Assist Four in SE Portland after Single-Family Fire - 01/10/19

Disaster team members with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to a home fire disaster at approximately 12:00 p.m. January 10th, in the 5100 block of SE 42nd Avenue in Portland. This single-family fire affected four 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/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

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