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Red Cross provides aid to one person after fire in Cohoes


The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York provided immediate emergency aid to one person after a fire at an apartment building on Mohawk Street in the City of Cohoes (Albany County) this afternoon.

Disaster Action Team Members provided financial assistance for food, clothing and temporary lodging to one adult.

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 to volunteer and/or donate to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief.