Red Cross Responds to Home Disaster Affecting Three People in Portland

American Red Cross - Cascades Region - 05/16/18 

Disaster responders with the American Red Cross Cascades Region responded at approximately 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018 in the 3100 block of SE 9th Avenue in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore.
The multi-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 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.