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Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on June 4, 2018, at approximately 9:30 a.m. in the 5100 Block of Sturdivant Avenue in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The fire affected one family, including two adults and pets.

The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits with toiletry items, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services. Additional information about this incident, if available, may be obtained from the local first responding agency/fire department.

The Red Cross in Oregon and Southwest Washington (the Cascades Region) helps an average of three families affected by disasters, like home fires, every day. The Red Cross advocates emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in our community. Residents may call (503) 528-5783 or complete an online form at www.redcross.org/GetAnAlarm to schedule an appointment.

Klamath Alerts 6/4/18