American Red Cross Volunteers respond to house fire
CHAMPAIGN - American Red Cross officials say volunteers responded to a house fire in Champaign Thursday morning.
Volunteers say they are currently assisting two adults following a house fire on East University Street. Officials say the volunteers were part of a local Disaster Action Team, a trained group that responds to disasters when called upon.
When responding to a house fire, the American Red Cross says it provides a safe place to stay, food, clothing, and emotional support for everyone affected. Red Cross officials also recommend to install a smoke alarm and to create a fire escape plan in order to protect your loved ones and home.
For more information about the American Red Cross, or to make a donation, visit www.redcross.org.