On Tuesday, January 12, at approximately 3 p.m., the American Red Cross Cascades Region provided immediate emergency assistance to three adults and two children displaced by a single-family fire on in the 35000 block of 13th Street in Nehalem, Tillamook County.
The Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, assistance to address immediate basic needs and information about recovery services.
The Red Cross advocates emergency preparedness and offers the installation of free smoke alarms in communities across Oregon and southwest Washington. Residents may call 503-528-5783 or complete an online form at www.redcross.org/cascadeshfpc to schedule an appointment.
Know what to do before, during and after a home fire. Take a few moments to review your family’s exit plan should there be a fire in your home. This information, and more, is available at www.RedCross.org or in a free Prepare! Resource Guide published by the American Red Cross Cascades Region. The guide can be downloaded at rdcrss.org/1zq8XW6.