EUGENE, Ore. - Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded to assist on several fires Monday morning.
At approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. crews responded to the 500 block of Hunsaker Lane in Eugene. The multi-family fire affected five adults, two children and one pet, according to the Red Cross.
Then around 4:00 a.m., crews responded in the 1200 block of Main Street in Springfield. The single-family fire affected three adults.
The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services.
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 to schedule an appointment.