Fire Damages Home In Lincoln


Lincoln, Ill. - The American Red Cross Illinois Capital Area Chapter provided assistance to a Lincoln family after a fire damaged their home Monday evening, June 11.

The fire occurred at 720 Pulaski Street in Lincoln. Local American Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers provided Red Cross financial assistance to two of the affected adults for food and shelter.

The community can help those affected by future disasters by volunteering with the American Red Cross and/or making a financial contribution to local disaster relief by visiting to make an online donation or calling 217-787-7602.

All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people. The best way to help those affected by disasters is through a financial donation to the American Red Cross. Donations of money help tailor disaster relief to the needs of victims and restore the economic vitality of disaster-affected communities. Your gift enables the Red Cross to provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance to victims of all disasters. Contributions to American Red Cross Disaster Relief may be sent to 1045 Outer Park Dr., Springfield, IL 62704 or donations can be made online at On those rare occasions when donations exceed Red Cross expenses for a specific disaster, contributions are used to prepare for and serve victims of other disasters.

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