Red Cross Opens Shelter for Tra-Lee Apartment Fire in Burien


The American Red Cross has opened a shelter for the Tra-Lee Apartment fire victims at Lake Burien Presbyterian Church, 15003 14th Ave SW. Yesterday, a fire displaced 24 units from an apartment complex located at SW 124 Street and Ambaum Blvd. SW in Burien. The Red Cross provided shelter for 37 people last night and will continue to provide shelter, food, mental health services and other emergency relief in support of resident needs. To support Red Cross disaster relief for incidents such as the Tra Lee Apartment fire you may visit www.redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. Financial contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties, P.O. Box 3097, Seattle, WA 98114. In addition, you may drop off a donation of cash or check to Burien City Hall located at 400 SW 152 St., Suite 300. Please make checks payable to the American Red Cross. The Red Cross is unable to accept small, individual donations of goods or collections of items such as clothing, food, toys, furniture, medical or cleaning supplies. The American Red Cross is a non-profit, humanitarian agency dedicated to helping make families and communities safer at home and around the world. All disaster assistance is free, made possible by the voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. For more information, please visit http://www.redcross.org/wa/seattle.