MS Red Cross Providing Assistance to Residents of Apartment Fire

JACKSON, MISS., WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013 - The Mississippi Capital River Chapter of the American Red Cross is responding to a multi-family fire involving apartments units in Brandon, Mississippi. Disaster Action Team members are assessing the damage and needs for the 12 families (32 individuals) along with providing snacks and water to the responders and affected residents.

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