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Candles, Cooking and Christmas Trees

We’ve noticed an uptick in the number of local newspapers reporting home fires this week, so I checked to see if our local Red Cross Twitter feeds are also seeing fires:

  • redcrossdenver: 2day Red Cross responded to Lakewood single family fire displaced 2 adults. Red Cross provided clothing, lodging, a tote, and comfort kit.
  • stlredcross: Overnight fire in Maplewood – Red Cross is helping a family of four with shelter, food, clothing and more: http://bit.ly/5W02Ga
  • RedCrossWC: Red Cross responded to fire in Ypsi Twnship this afternoon. 2 volunteers assisted an individual with food clothing and lodging.
  • RedCrossNCA: Local Red Cross helps a family affected by a a house fire in MONTGOMERY COUNTY. Made possible by volunteers & donations.
  • nassauredcross: Check this video out — FOX 5 – Red Cross Responds to Terrace Ave Fire http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSjDoKMCAdw
  •  GSONCRedCross: Red Cross volunteers on the scene helping a family displaced by a house fire

We’re showing you this so you’ll be aware that candles, cooking, and Christmas trees can be fire hazards. Take a look at this Fire Safety checklist:


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