Red Cross Assisting 3 Families in Orleans County Following Fires

Red Cross Assisting 3 Families in Orleans County Following Fires
The fire resulted in major damage to the house, displacing three families.

The American Red Cross, Serving Genesee, Orleans & Wyoming Counties responded to a house fire in Albion on Wednesday, providing immediate emergency assistance including food, clothing and shelter to 10 people affected by the fire.

Thomas Bruggman and Judith Nagel, responded to a single family fire on Beaver Rd. in Albion. The fire resulted in major damage to the house, displacing three families. Five adults and five children were left homeless due to the fire.

The Disaster Action Team is a group of specially trained volunteers who respond to the scene of a local disaster when called upon 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For more information on how to Join Us as a Disaster Action Team member, please contact the Red Cross at 343-6098.

The American Red Cross, Serving Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming Counties spends an average of just over $1,000 when responding to a single house fire affecting a family of four. To make a financial donation to help those affected by house fires and other disasters down the street, across the country, or around the world, please visit www.redcross.org, call 1-800-REDCROSS, or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation (charges will appear on your cell phone bill).