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American Red Cross provides aid to family of four after fire in Troy


The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York provided immediate emergency aid to a family of four after a fire at an apartment building on Ninth Street in the City of Troy (Rensselaer County) early this morning.

Disaster Action Team Members provided financial assistance for food, clothing and temporary lodging to two adults and two children.

The American Red Cross is dedicated to assisting those affected by disasters. Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff are on call 24 hours a days, seven days a week - and are ready to assist when needed with disaster assessment, client casework, sheltering, mass care, feeding, and more.

The Red Cross's ability to respond is made possible solely through the generous donations made by the public. To assist those affected by disasters, visit to volunteer and/or donate to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief.