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Red Cross Helps Water Street Residents After Fire

Baltimore-- American Red Cross volunteers were on the scene tonight of a home fire on Water Street in Frederick. Red Cross workers provided emergency shelter and financial assistance for necessities such as food and clothing to the residents of two apartments affected by the blaze. Caseworkers will continue to follow up with everyone involved until all their immediate needs have been met.

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 or Tweet us @RedCrossMD.