American Red Cross provides aid to 5 people after fire in Latham

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The American Red Cross of Northeastern New York provided immediate emergency aid to five people after a fire at a house on Cindy Lee Court in Latham, NY (Albany County) early this morning.

Disaster Action Team Members provided financial assistance for food, clothing and temporary shelter for two adults and three children displaced by the fire.

The American Red Cross is dedicated to assisting those affected by disasters. Trained Red Cross volunteers and staff are on call 24 hours a days, seven days a week - and are ready to assist when needed with disaster assessment, client casework, sheltering, mass care, feeding, and more.

The Red Cross's ability to respond is made possible solely through the generous donations made by the public. To assist those affected by disasters, visit redcross.org/ny/albany to volunteer and/or donate to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief.