Nov. 26—American Red Cross volunteers responded to 6 residence fires in Danville, Champaign, Gibson City, Glasford, Pekin and Washington prior to now week and offered help to 14 people, via supplying them with fundamental gadgets to satisfy quick wants after a hearth, and extra assist within the type of well being and psychological well being providers and one-on-one assist.
If you or somebody you already know wants help after a house hearth or native disaster, please name our dispatch line: (877) 597-0747. Home fires are probably the most frequent disaster and declare seven lives day-after-day within the U.S. Working smoke alarms can reduce the chance of loss of life in a house hearth by 50 p.c.
Download the Red Cross Emergency app for detailed residence hearth prevention and security tips. Visit redcross.org/apps or search “American Red Cross” in app shops to obtain the app, which is suitable with Apple Watch and Android wearable gadgets.
If you want to assist folks affected by residence fires and different disasters, please go to redcross.org/volunteer to enroll as a Red Cross disaster volunteer.