Volunteers in Vermilion County responded to a house fire in rural Rankin IL. The homeowner saw sparks coming from the wall, and when he went to turn off the breaker realized there was a fire. The home was completely destroyed, and the family of 9 lost everything. Red Cross assisted with with emergency disaster caused needs including food and clothing. Thankfully, the family has insurance and are already in contact with them.
All Red Cross disaster assistance is free and is only made possible thanks to the dedication of volunteers and generosity of donors.