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Red Cross Responds to Fern Forest Fire

October 24, 2016, 11:43 AM HST
* Updated October 24, 11:45 AM
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redcrossVolunteers with the American Red Cross are responding to a container fire reported in Fern Forest.

Red Cross disaster volunteers will meet with affected resident to ensure their immediate emergency needs for food, shelter and clothing are met.

Caseworkers will continue to follow up with anyone affected in the coming weeks to provide referrals, guidance or additional assistance as needed to help with the recovery process.

The Red Cross encourages all families to make a disaster plan to include an evacuation plan with two different routes of escape, a communications plan to help families reconnect after disaster and a disaster supplies kit that is readily available to aid in a quick evacuation. Information on developing a family plan is available to the public at www.redcross.org, or a brochure can be requested by calling 734-2101.

More information about the fire will be posted as it is made available.

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