Red Cross Volunteers Assist After Two Fires

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ROCHESTER, NY, Friday, April 5, 2013—A Red Cross volunteer team reported to a fire at 62 Sterling Street in Rochester this morning. Two adults and two children were assisted after the blaze; the Red Cross is providing food and temporary housing to the occupants.

Last night, the Red Cross responded to a trailer fire in Penfield. One man was displaced by the fire and the Red Cross provided food and temporary housing.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 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 redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.