Monday, April 11, 2011

Fire In Moore Haven Brings Out Red Cross

Three Families Helped By Volunteers

MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- Local American Red Cross volunteers responded to a building fire on Green Street in Moore Haven at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 10. The team of Red Cross volunteers helped coordinate emergency aid for three families; seven adults and four children. The Red Cross provided food, clothing items, and lodging for the affected individuals due to damage to the building.

In addition, Red Cross volunteers provided critical hydration and nutrition to fire fighters and first responders responding to the incident.   

Red Cross volunteers on the scene were members of the Chapter's Disaster Action Team, a group of specially trained volunteers who respond to the scene of a local disaster when called upon at any time of the day or night.

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