LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21, 2020 — The American Red Cross Los Angeles Region responded to multiple home fires this weekend that impacted eight families in Lancaster, Temple City, Lake Hughes, Pasadena and South LA.
Volunteers from the Red Cross Disaster Action Team responded to eight home fires providing emergency financial assistance and virtual one-on-one support for 17 individuals affected. We will continue to provide assistance and help with addressing their disaster-caused needs.
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Red Cross volunteers have been trained to maintain a social distance and follow proper safety procedures to continue serving communities impacted by local disasters, during the coronavirus outbreak.
With Los Angeles County facing a Safer at Home order this holiday season, many more of us will be indoors and with a smaller group of loved ones. Red Cross LA urges everyone to follow these decorating safety tips to prevent fires and keep everyone safe: