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Red Cross responds to the tornado in Berthoud

Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle providing relief after Superstorm Sandy.

 Contact:        Melody Storgaard

Cell:   970-815-2212



For Immediate Release



Fort Collins, CO (6/4/15 at 8:20pm) – The American Red Cross is responding to a tornado in Berthoud that has displaced families.


A Red Cross Disaster Action Team has been dispatched to the area, to assess damages and determine how the Red Cross can help those displaced by the fire. In situations such as these, the Red Cross typically provides for essential immediate needs such as housing for the night, food, blankets, comfort kits, clothing and help refilling medications destroyed by the tornado.


More information may be released as updates become available.


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