UPDATE, January 18: We served 400 meals yesterday to emergency crews at the train derailment. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers and community partners who made it possible to have breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for the emergency responders throughout the day.
American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting emergency response crews at the scene of a trail derailment on Hwy 125 in Martin, South Carolina. Per request of the Allendale County Emergency Management Agency, the Red Cross is providing meals, snacks, and hydration to more than 40 emergency responders. The Red Cross is prepared to continue to assist as long as needed.
To help neighbors affected by disasters become a Red Cross volunteer or make a financial contribution to Red Cross by calling 803-540-1200 or visiting www.redcross.org/CentralSC.