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Red Cross Response to West End Fire

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The American Red Cross Jersey Coast Chapter is currently responding to assistance at a fire scene on Brighton Avenue in West End, involving numerous businesses and a 12-unit apartment building

The American Red Cross Jersey Coast Chapter is currently responding to assistance at a fire scene on Brighton Avenue in West End, involving numerous businesses and a 12-unit apartment building.

At approximately 11:30 am

Client Case workers were called to the fire scene along with an Emergency Response Vehicle.

Our Client Case workers are providing emergency assistance for food, clothing and replacement of necessary prescription medications, and providing accommodations for the displaced residents. Our Emergency Response Vehicle has been providing beverages and snacks to the first responders at the fire scene and the fire victims throughout the day. A replacement Emergency Response Vehicle w/ fresh supplies was dispatched at 5:00 p.m.

American Red Cross Emergency responders are still at the scene providing assistance.

All Disaster Relief Assistance Services are provided Free of Charge.

Donations for Disaster Relief Services can be made by contacting the Jersey Coast Chapter 732.493.9100 or Redcross.org/South-Jersey-Region

About the Jersey Coast Chapter of the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.

Contact: Laura Steinmetz

Telephone: (609) 221-5348

laura.steinmetz@redcross.org