Albuquerque, NM - The American Red Cross in New Mexico responded to a large apartment fire near the intersection of Osuna Road and San Pedro Late Wednesday, September 29, assisting families impacted by the disaster and providing coffee and water to first responders. Two Red Cross mental health experts were also deployed to provide emotional support to victims at the scene early Thursday morning. They will continue to provede support as needed.
The American Red Cross in New Mexico responds to hundreds of fires throughout the state each year, providing food, shelter and clothing to disaster victims virtually every day. Disaster assistance is always free of charge, which is why donations to the Red Cross local disaster relief fund are critical. To donate, please click here or call 505-265-8514.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation's blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org