Red Cross Volunteers Assist Family at Morning Fire

Red Cross Volunteer comforting male victim wrapped in blanket with a Red Cross cup

A Red Cross volunteer team responded to a house fire at 224 Dodge Street in Rochester this morning. Two adults and two children were displaced; the Red Cross is providing housing and food to the residents.

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