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Red Cross provides aid to 3 people after Highland fire

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The American Red Cross of the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter provided emergency aid to three people after a fire at an apartment on Clearwater Road in Highland, NY (Ulster County) yesterday.

Disaster Action Team Members provided temporary shelter for two adults and one child displaced by the fire.

The American Red Cross is dedicated to assisting those affected by disasters. Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff are on call 24 hours a days, seven days a week - and are ready to assist when needed with disaster assessment, client casework, sheltering, mass care, feeding, and more.

The Red Cross's ability to respond is made possible solely through the generous donations made by the public. To assist those affected by disasters, visit www.redcrossneny.org to volunteer and/or donate to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

About 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 redcross.org/ny/albany.