The American Red Cross is lending a helping hand to one family – 2 adults after a fire broke out this afternoon at 2420 W 9th Street, North Platte, Nebraska An American Red Cross volunteer, Lynnette, is helping meet the family’s immediate needs.
The Red Cross is also providing comfort kits, containing personal care items such as toothbrushes, deodorant, shaving supplies and other items a resident might not have been able to gather in the rush to escape the fire. In addition, a recovery envelope containing information helpful to families recovering from a fire, including tips on cleanup; notification of important contacts; dealing with damaged items and more was provided.
Red Cross caseworkers will follow up with those affected in the coming days to work on a longer-term recovery plan. The Red Cross is able to provide assistance through the generosity of our donors and the commitment of our volunteers.
For more information about the Red Cross visit www.redcross.org and for information on our home fire preparedness campaign visit www.GetASmokeAlarm.org.