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Red Cross helps person impacted by fire in Cape Coral

Posted at 12:25 PM, Jan 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-17 12:25:16-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Overnight, volunteers with the American Red Cross helped one individual whose home caught on fire in Cape Coral.

The fire happened at a home located on Northwest 3rd Avenue.

Relief items like toiletries, health, and mental health resources, and one-on-one support were provided to the individual and their dog.

If you'd like to help the Red Cross in their efforts, you can do the following:
· Make a financial donation to their local Red Cross to help people affected by home fires and other disasters in the United States and around the world. Visit [].

· Visit []to find out how to protect themselves and their homes from fire.

· Become a Red Cross volunteer by applying at [].

· Download the Red Cross Emergency App by visiting [] or texting 'GETEMERGENCY' to 90999. This all-inclusive app combines more than 35 emergency alerts to help keep the user safe. And the Monster Guard mobile app is specially designed for kids, teaching them to prepare for emergencies at home by playing an engaging game.