Red Cross volunteers respond to home fire in Mattoon

Red Cross Responds to Home Fire
Volunteers provided the family with their emergency disaster caused needs including food and shelter.

Red Cross volunteers received the call to respond this morning to a fire in progress in Mattoon, IL. The home fire, in the 600 block of Edgar Street, affected 4 adults and 2 children. Volunteers provided the family with their emergency disaster caused needs including food and shelter. The disaster team also provided canteen services (food and water) to approximately 30 first responders on the scene fighting the blaze.