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The Red Cross Responded to a House Fire in West Palm Beach

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The team of two Red Cross volunteers helped coordinate emergency aid for one family of three adults.

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (October 3, 2014) — Local American Red Cross volunteers responded to a house fire on Dogwood Rd in West Palm Beach. The team of two Red Cross volunteers helped coordinate emergency aid for one family of three adults. The Red Cross met the immediate and essential needs of the impacted individuals by providing lodging, food, and recovery supplies due to fire damage to the residence.

Red Cross volunteers on the scene were members of the Chapter’s Disaster Action Team, a group of specially trained volunteers who respond to the scene of a local disaster when called upon at any time of the day or night.

To make a financial donation to your local Red Cross to help people affected by house fires and other disasters here in the United States and around the world, people can click, call or text - visit www.redcross.org/pbtc, call 800-833-0599, or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.