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Red Cross Provides Assistance at Deerfield and Raymond Fires

For immediate release

CONCORD, NH, January 19, 2013 — American Red Cross New Hampshire’s Disaster Action Team responded to a single-family fire in Deerfield today. The fire, which occurred at 203H Pinecrest Road, has affected two adults and two children ages 4 and 17. American Red Cross New Hampshire provided immediate financial assistance for food, lodging, shoes, seasonal garments, bedding, comfort kits and offered referrals to partner organizations for long term recovery support.

In addition, a single-family fire occurred at 19 Lakeview Road in Raymond earlier today. The fire affected an adult and his two dogs that were found safe. Financial assistance for food, clothing, shoes, bedding, seasonal garments and comfort kits was provided along with emotional support.

The American Red Cross Disaster Action Teams (DAT) are groups of local volunteers located throughout the state that are specially trained to provide disaster relief and emotional comfort. These volunteers are available to respond at any time of day or night to disasters in their communities or surrounding towns. For more updated information, please “like” us on Facebook by visiting us today at, or follow us on twitter at

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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 or call us at 1-800-464-6692. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Hampshire at P.O. Box 2528, Concord, NH 03302-2528. Please consider joining us as we empower others to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.