Saturday, June 12, 2010

Red Cross Supports 100 Firefighters

Red Cross Is Called Upon to

Provide Water and Food for approximately 100 Firefighters in Liberty Park

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (Saturday, June 12, 2010)— The American Red Cross is setting up to provide food and water for firefighters and first responders on the scene in Liberty Park at this hour. Red Cross Disaster Action Teams are on standby to provide any additional services as they may arise. More details coming soon.

The Utah Region of the American Red Cross responds to more than two incidents each week, some of them render multiple families homeless. Nationwide, the American Red Cross’s local chapters help victims of major and minor disasters by offering immediate comfort, which may include food, a warm place to stay, clothing and other life necessities. Volunteers give comfort kits to victims of fire, flood or other disasters. The kits include helpful items like toothbrushes, toothpaste and a toy for children.

If you’d like to help, financial donations are always accepted to help victims of this fire and other disasters in your community. For more information about donating to the Chapter Emergency Services please go to or call 801.323.7000.

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