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American Red Cross Responds to Multi-Family Fire in Allentown

(Allentown, PA) Oct. 2, 2013 – On October 2, 2013, at approximately 5 A.M., the American Red Cross Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter was notified of a multi-family fire on N. 8th Street in Allentown, PA. The Red Cross assisted one family (4 adults/2 children) with lodging and food. The Red Cross will follow up with the families for additional services, as needed.

Northeast PA Region Red Cross chapters and contact information:

Janet Curtis

Executive Director

Berks, Schuylkill

Office: (610) 375-4383, ext. 121

Cell: (570) 789-3659

Sherry Nealon- Williams

Interim Executive Director Bradford-Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties

Office: (570) 207-0111

Cell: (570) 417-5608

Rita Inklovich

Executive Director

Danville Area, Bloomsburg, Greater Berwick

Office: (570) 784-1395

Cell: (570) 594-3217

Jim Rienhardt

Executive Director

Poconos, Wayne Pike

Office: (570) 476-3800

Cell: (570) 234-9444

Sherry Nealon- Williams

Executive Director

Lackawanna, Wyoming Valley, Hazleton

Office: (570) 823-7161, ext. 325

Cell: (570) 417-5608

Peter Brown

Regional CEO

Greater Lehigh Valley

Office: (610) 865-4400, ext. 236

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 visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.