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Local Red Cross Responds to 52 Disasters in June

Fire Safety

PORTLAND, Ore., July 1, 2016 - The American Red Cross Cascades Region (Oregon and Southwest Washington) responds to an average of two disasters every day. We provide hope and comfort to people affected by home fires, floods, wildfires and other disasters, helping victims anywhere and anytime.

 

Between June 1 and June 30, the local Red Cross responded to 52 disasters (specific responses listed below) and helped to address the needs of people affected by these disasters in communities spanning from Vancouver, WA to Medford, OR (north to south) and Newport, WA to Elgin, OR (west to east). The Red Cross provided disaster assistance, such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services in the following incidents.

 

1.    June 1, at around 3:45 a.m., in the 4800 block of Lancaster Drive in Salem, Marion County, OR. This single-family fire affected one adult.

 

2.    June 1, at around 7:45 p.m., in the 2000 block of E. 2nd Street in Newberg, Yamhill County, OR. This multi-family fire affected three adults.

 

3.    June 1, at around 10 p.m., in the 100 block of N. College Street in Monmouth, Polk County, OR. This single-family fire affected two adults.

 

4.    June 3, at around 2:50 a.m., in the 1500 block of Garfield Street in North Bend, Coos County, OR. This fire affected four adults and one pet.

 

5.    June 3, 2016 at around 10 p.m., in the 3400 block of Corey Road in Central Point, Jackson County, OR. This multi-family fire affected two adults.

 

6.    June 5, at around 3 a.m., in the 4000 of NE Jarrett Street in Portland, Multnomah County, OR. This single-family fire affected three adults and two children.

 

7.    June 5, at around 12 noon, in the 88000 block of Poodle Creek Rd, in Noti, Lane County, OR.  This single-family fire affected two adults and two pets. 

 

8.    June 5, at around 1:30 p.m., in the 4400 block of Leif Erikson Drive in Astoria, Clatsop County, OR. This single family fire affected one adult and several pets.

 

9.    June 6, at around 5 p.m., to the 200 block of Branton Street in Sutherlin, Douglas County, OR. This single-family fire affected two adults.

 

10.  June 6, at around 6:30 p.m., to the 400 block of 16th Street in Elgin, Union County, OR. This single-family fire affected two adults and seven dogs.

 

11.  June 12, at around 2 p.m., in the 100 block of Modrow Road in Kalama, Cowlitz County, WA. This multi-family fire affected six people, including five adults and one child.

 

12.  June 13, at around 12 a.m., in the 26000 block of NE 3rd Street, Camas, Clark County, WA. This single-family fire affected four people, including two adults, two children and 1 pet.

 

13.  Jun 12, at 5 p.m., in the 1200 block of South Main Street in Milton-Freewater, OR, Umatilla County. This single-family fire affected four adults and two children.

 

14.  June 13, at 12 p.m., in the 500 block of 22nd Avenue in Albany, OR, Linn County. This single family fire affected two adults.

 

15.  June 15, at 2 a.m., in the 40000 block of Mowitch St. in Lyons, OR, Linn County. This single family fire affected five adults, three children and one dog.

 

16.  June 15, at approximately 3 p.m., in the 200 block of West Court St in Goldendale, WA, Klickitat County. This single family fire affected one adult and one child.

 

17.  June 15, at approximately 7:15 p.m., in the 30000 block of SW Laurelwood in Gaston, OR, Washington County. This single-family fire affected two adults and two pets.

 

18.  June 16, in the 00 block of Halsey Road in Astoria, OR, Clatsop County. This multi-family fire affected one adult.

 

19.  June 17, at 2:30 p.m., in the 12000 block of SW 124th Avenue in Tigard, OR. This multi-family fire affected two adults.

 

20.  June 17, at 4 p.m., on Raspberry Lane in Milton-Freewater, OR, Umatilla County. This single-family fire affected one adult.

 

21.  June 18, at approximately 2 a.m., in the 2000 block of Otis Loop in Warm Springs, OR, Jefferson County. This single family fire affected four adults.

 

22.  June 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the 4000 block of State St. in Salem, Marion County. This multi-family fire affected ten adults and one child.

 

23.  June 20, at 5 a.m., in the 9000 block of Tyler Avenue in Portland, OR, Multnomah County. This multi-family fire affected four adults.

 

24.  June 20, at approximately 7 a.m., in the 400 block of 6th Street in Newport, OR, Lincoln County. This single family fire affected one adult.

 

25.  June 20, at 3 p.m., on Raspberry Lane in Milton Freewater, OR, Umatilla County.  This multi-family fire affected two adults.

 

26.  June 20, at 2:30 pm, in the 700 block of NE Stephens in Roseburg, OR, Douglas County.  This Single family fire affected two adults.  

 

27.  June 21, at 4 p.m., in the 2800 block of 18th Avenue in Forest Grove, Washington County. This single-family fire affected two adults and one pet.

 

28.  June 22, at 3:45 a.m., in the 2000 block of Stockel Ct. Medford, OR, Jackson County. This single family fire affected two adults, one child, and one pet.

 

29.  June 22, at 2:30 p.m., on Touchstone in Lake Oswego, OR, Clackamas County. This multi-family fire affected 13 adults, one child and four dogs. 

 

30.  June 22, at 9 p.m., in the 400 block of SE Sheridan Road, Sheridan OR, Yamhill County. This multi-family gas leak affected 35 individuals.

 

31.  June 23, at 1:30 a.m., in the 3600  block of Hwy 97 in Klamath Falls, OR, Klamath County.  This multi-family fire affected three adults and three children. 

 

32.  June 23, at 2 p.m., in the 00 block of 3rd Street W in Tillamook, OR, Tillamook County. This single-family fire affected one adult and multiple pets.

 

33.  June 23rd, at 2 p.m., in the 600 block of NW 139th Street in Vancouver, WA, Clark County. This single family fire affected one adult and two pets.

 

34.  June 24, at 11:00, in the 53000 block of Holiday Drive in La Pine, OR, Deschutes County. This multi-family fire affected three adults.

 

35.  June 24, at 6 p.m., on 103rd and Martins in Portland, OR, Multnomah County. This single-family fire affected one adult.

 

36.  June 24, at 9 p.m., in the 2300 block of Colstin Rd in Ashland, OR, Jackson County. This single family fire affected one adult and one pet.

 

37.  June 24, at 2:30 p.m., in the 400 block of N. 7th Ave in Kelso, WA, Cowlitz County. This single-family fire affected two adults. 

 

38.  June 25th, at approximately 2 p.m., in the 9000 block of Main Street in Langlois, OR, Curry County. This single family fire affected two adults.

 

39.  June 25th, 2016 at approximately 2 p.m., in the 900 block of W 16th Street in Vancouver, WA, Clark County. This multi-family fire affected 11 adults and 20 pets.

 

40.  June 25th, at approximately 2 p.m., in the 2000 block of Colstine Road in Ashland, OR, Jackson County. This multi-family fire affected two adults and one pet.

 

41.  June 26, 1:30 a.m., in the 1000 block of NE Churchill Rd in Grants Pass, OR, Josephine County. This single family fire affected one adult, three children and one pet.

 

42.  June 26, at 12 p.m., in the 200 block of West Lynn Road in Eagle Point, OR, Jackson County. This multi-family fire affected five adults and three children. 

 

43.  June 26, at 10:30 p.m., in the 400 block of Gray Cliffs Court in Saint Helens, OR, Columbia County. This single family fire affected two adults.

 

44.  June 27, at approximately 2 p.m., in the 900 block of W. 16th Street in Vancouver, WA, Clark County. This multi-family fire affected two adults.

 

45.  June 28, at 5 p.m., in the 54600 block of Beach Loop Road in Bandon, OR, Coos County. This single family fire affected two adults, one child and one pet.

 

46.  June 28, at 4:30 p.m., in the 97000 block of Lincoln Avenue in Vernonia, OR. This emergency affected two adults and three children. 

 

47.  June 28, at 9:30 p.m., in the 4500 block of Addy Street in Washougal, WA, Clark County. This single family fire affected two adults, three children and five pets.

 

48.  June 20, at 5:25 a.m., in the 200 block of Teel Lane in Grants Pass, OR, Josephine County. This single family fire affected one adult and two children.

 

49.  June 29, at approximately 1 p.m., on 96th avenue in Portland, OR, Multnomah County. This single family fire affected two adults.

 

50.  June 29, at 5:30 p.m., in the 11000 block of NE 4th Street in Vancouver, WA, Clark County. This incident affected two adults and two pets.

 

51.  June 30, at 4:30am, in the 20800 block of NE North Valley Road in Newberg, OR, Yamhill County. This multiple-family fire affected five adults.

 

52.  June 30, at 7:30 p.m., shelter set up at The Dalles Middle School, 1100 E. 12th St., The Dalles, OR 97058. Wasco County Emergency Management requested that the Red Cross open a shelter due to residents under a level three evacuation notice. 

 

About the American Red Cross: 
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.