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Red Cross Helping After Fatal Fire on N. Broadway

Baltimore-- American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region volunteers are helping survivors of a fatal fire that happened this morning on the 1700 block of N. Broadway in Baltimore.

The Red Cross workers are meeting with four families in the two buildings affected to determine their needs but will provide emergency shelter and financial assistance to replace food, clothing and other essentials if needed. Red Cross workers will continue to follow up with everyone involved until all their immediate needs have been met.

More than twice a day the American Red Cross of the Chesapeake Region provides basic needs to Maryland families after disasters such as emergency shelter, food, clothing and counseling thanks to major support from donors to the United Way campaigns in Maryland. Each day the Red Cross also provides lifesaving blood to area hospitals; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. For more information or to donate, please visit or Tweet us @RedCrossMD.

Contact: Douglas Lent