Red Cross Responds to Home Fire Affecting Five in Hillsboro

American Red Cross - Cascades Region - 05/23/18 
Disaster responders with the local American Red Cross responded to a home fire disaster on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the 14000 block of SW Hillsboro Hwy in Hillsboro, Oregon.
This single-family fire affected 4 adults, 1 child and pets. Red Cross provided assistance to address immediate basic needs, assistance for temporary lodging, disaster mental health services and information about recovery services.
The Red Cross provided resources to help address the immediate basic needs of those affected such as temporary housing, food, clothing, comfort kits with toiletry items, information about recovery services, and health and mental health services. Additional information about this incident, if available, may be obtained from the local first responding agency/fire department.
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 at to schedule an appointment.