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Red Cross Crew Responds to House Fire in Rochester

Family displaced by a fire

A Red Cross volunteer team responded to a house fire at 687 Emerson Street in Rochester today. Four adults and three children were displaced; the Red Cross is providing housing and food to the residents.

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The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 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 or join our blog at